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Don't Save your passwords on firefox

By the way i am a big fan to firefox browser but i don't save my passwords i write it in it cause firefox doesn't encrypt passwords you save on it , it show up as a clear password

to see this just go to firefox tools then options , go to security tab and click on saved passwords and tell firefox to show saved passwords , and guess what you will see all your passwords you saved before

i hope they fix this vulnerability in future versions

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how to retrieve my facebook password using md5 hash to convert into simple or plain password text? Please help me, thank you so much.


I don't think decrypting software like md5 has is helpful to recover a lost online account password. If you haven't saved the password on your browser, you have to get it from the facebook, not from anywhere. You'll need to follow the "Forgot your password". Since you facebook password is stored on the online facebook server, not on your computer, there's no possibility even if you are using the best software to decrypt the encrypted password or other codes.

But if you have the password saved on your browser, I mean if you did accept the browser to save your password, then it's possible to get it without using any tools or software. Let me know if you need my help with the name of your internet browser, i.e. internet explorer, firefox, googlechrome,etc..etc..

Good luck.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Sep 02, 2010 | Facebook Social Network

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This will help, rate me fixya. thanks. Passwords
  • Remember passwords for sites: Firefox can securely save passwords you enter in web forms to make it easier to log on to websites. Clear this checkbox to prevent Firefox from remembering your passwords.
    • Even with this optionpreference checked, however, you'll still be asked whether to save passwords for a site when you first visit it. If you select Never for This Site, that site will be added to an exceptions list. To access that list or to remove sites from it, click the Exceptions... button.
  • Use a master password: Firefox can protect sensitive information such as saved passwords and certificates by encrypting them using a master password. If you create a master password, each time you start Firefox, it will ask you to enter the password the first time it needs to access a certificate or stored password. You can set, change, or remove the master password by checking or unchecking this optionpreference or by clicking the Change Master Password... button. If a master password is already set, you will need to enter it in order to change or remove the master password.
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  • Show Passwords...: You can manage saved passwords and delete individual passwords by clicking the Show Passwords... button.
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  • Saved Passwords...: You can manage saved passwords and delete individual passwords by clicking the Saved Passwords... button.
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Warning Messages Click the Settings… button to configure the security warnings Firefox displays while you browse the web.
Security Warnings Dialog
  • I am about to view an encrypted page: When this optionpreference is enabled, Firefox will notify you every time you are about to view an encrypted page.
  • I am about to view a page that uses low-grade encryption: With this optionpreference enabled, Firefox will warn you when you visit a page which uses low-grade encryption.
  • I leave an encrypted page for one that isn't encrypted: With this optionpreference enabled, Firefox will warn you every time you move from an encrypted page to an unencrypted page either by selecting a link on the page, selecting a bookmark or typing a new address into the location bar.
  • I submit information that's not encrypted: When this optionpreference is enabled, Firefox will warn you when you submit data via a form that's not encrypted.
  • I'm about to view an encrypted page that contains some unencrypted information: With this optionpreference enabled, Firefox will warn you when the page you're viewing contains a mixture of encrypted and unencrypted content. If an encrypted page contains unencrypted data, you should verify the identity of the page you're viewing prior to entering sensitive data.

Mar 26, 2009 | Mozilla Firefox

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