Posts Tagged ‘autofill’

Browser Autofill Data May be Phished

Friday, January 6th, 2017

This certainly comes as no surprise. Fortunately, some browsers offer ways to protect against phishing access to autofill data, but that still might not completely eliminate the problem.

Most modern web browsers support comfortable features like auto-filling forms on sites using data that you have entered in the past. Instead of having to enter your name, email address or street address whenever you sign up for a new account for instance, you’d fill out the data once only and have the browser fill out the fields for you any time they are requested afterwards.

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Google Chrome Beta Gets Form Autofill

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

If you need to fill out a lot of online forms, this would be pretty useful …

Web forms are an integral part of the web. They are used for website signups, surveys, comments and other interactions with a specific website or service. Having to fill out the same information over and over again can be very tiresome, if you have ever had to register an account with 30+ web services on one day you know what we mean.

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