Tuesday, July 19, 2011

How Secure Are Your Saved Internet Explorer Passwords?

One of the most convenient tools browsers offer is the ability to save and automatically prefill your passwords on login forms. Because so many sites require accounts and it is well known (or should be at least) that using a shared password is a big no-no, a password manager is almost essential.
So if you are an Internet Explorer user and answer “yes” to allow the browser to remember your password, how secure is this information?