Chrome not updating passwords
Not the worst problem in the world, but also kind of annoying.Does 1Password for Windows have the ability to recognize that I'm updating a password or is this only for Mac?
Justin Schuh, Chrome security tech lead, has responded to internet chatter on the topic, saying that once past the OS login stage, someone can theoretically find your passwords and all manner of other browser info out anyway, using various underhand means.Calling this a major security flaw, as some have, is obviously a tad sensationalistic.Nevertheless, recent attention has shown that making saved password access so simple is a concern for some.Why is “saved passwords” greyed out, and mandatory? There are two sides to this: the developer and the user.Both roles have vastly different opinions as to how the computer works.I decided to hit Chrome’s “import bookmarks now” link and see if I could import my bookmarklets from Safari, so things would be nice and consistent between the two browsers. This is a page in Chrome’s settings panel: See that “show” button? There’s no master password, no security, not even a prompt that “these passwords are visible”.
I didn’t expect to get this: This struck me as particularly odd. Visit chrome://settings/passwords in Chrome if you don’t believe me.
When you visit a website, Chrome prompts for every password it can find for that domain.
Today, ask somebody who isn't tech-savvy to borrow his or her computer.
The other day, I was using Chrome in development for an app.
I use Safari for day-to-day browsing, but it has a habit of aggressively caching files when I least expect it, so from time to time I switch to Chrome.
If you’re signed in to Chrome, you can use your passwords on different devices.