How Google Chrome Lets Anybody See Your Passwords

Google’s Chrome browser and operating system may be revealing your secret passwords to everyone from coworkers to absolute strangers.

One of the most popular features of Chrome is its ability to store passwords. That way they pop up automatically when you go to a function like email or Facebook. Elliot Kember, a software developer, discovered that anybody who clicks on the Chrome settings icon can see all of the passwords on that computer if he or she goes to the show advanced settings and passwords and forms sections.