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Master password firefox

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Important: Without a master password, someone with access to your computer can view the passwords you have saved in Firefox. Click the menu button and choose Preferences. Click the Privacy & Security panel. Uncheck mark Use a master password. Enter the current password to confirm you are authorized to remove it. You can reset your Firefox master password if you've forgotten it. Careful: This will remove all of your saved usernames and passwords.

Various enhancements for build-in "master password" (MP) -Locks master security device on demand or after specified time -Prompts for MP on browser startup. By default, Firefox doesn't use a master password to protect your saved usernames and passwords. To set one up: Tap the Menu button (either below the screen on some devices or at the top-right corner of the browser) and then Settings (you may need to tap More first).

I've just upgraded to Firefox 57 and all of a sudden I'm being asked for a master password all the time. So I look in preferences and the box is. Firefox has the option of using a "master password" to protect all your saved passwords. When a master password is enabled, your saved passwords are. Developer Wladimir Palant (of Adblock Plus fame) has uncovered a big security weakness in the way Firefox secures browser passwords behind a master password.

Firefox users who save browser passwords without a master key are, in theory, protected from attackers with access to their computer by encryption. Saving browser passwords isn't an ideal security practice, but if you're going to do it anyway, the Firefox Master Password feature can help.

A Firefox vulnerability related to its master password means it can be cracked relatively easily. That's bad. But even worse, it has gone. I do not remember the password. Answer The master password is set for the certificate that resides in Firefox.

It also protects all locally stored.

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