Firefox – Displaying saved passwords

One of the pracctical functions in Firefox is the option to save passwords. This also has a backward function, in that you can find out what your saved password is. To do so, simply go to the login-page in question. Then right-click the site and select View Page Info. Go to the Security-tab and find the button View saved passwords. Then click the button View passwords to see all saved passwords.
Now, as I’m sure I’m not the only paranoid browser around, here’s how to set a master password to protect your saved passwords:

  1. Go to Tools -> Options
  2. Go to the Security-tab
  3. From here you can set a master password by checking the checkbox Use a master password

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