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How to view password hidden by asterisks

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Have you ever registered on any website or web service using the login credentials you normally use? Surely yes, we all do it every time we have to register somewhere.

Let's take an example: visit a new website, like and open an account. After filling out the registration form the browser asks you the magic question: "Do I need to remember my password?". Sure, why not? quick, convenient and then browsers are not so risky that someone would be able to crack that password.

Because you should never save the password in a browser

Well, you're wrong! Especially in this case, even if the code is not visible, it is possible to enter the system by display password hidden by asterisks.

After telling the browser to save a site's password, it will be possible to log in without worrying about forgetting the login credentials. And the next time you log in to the account, the login fields will be pre-filled with the email address and password, which is obviously hidden behind a row of asterisks.

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The fact that … your password can be revealed by any person who has access to your computer. Not only Chrome, but also Firefox, Safari and the most important browsers have the same security problem.

How to view password hidden by asterisks

As soon as you see the pre-compiled password under the form of asterisks, you can reveal the letters of the password behind the asterisks in less than 30 seconds thanks to the tools integrated in the same browsers.

Just click on the right button on the password field, click on "Inspect element?(Chrome) and you will see the HTML code of which the site consists. You'll also see something like type = password. Once you double click on "password"You will be able to edit this field. Now to display hidden passwords, simply replace the word "password"With"text"(As shown in the animated image above) and the game done.

It is so simple to display hidden passwords that even a child is able to reveal them, assuming that the child has access to your computer.