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Google Chrome AutoFill privacy and security issues

September 29, 2011


Google Chrome users who read julianevansblog.com, have voiced concerns on a number of occasions recently about the AutoFill feature. Let’s take a look at this feature (which has been around for over a year now) and answer some of the privacy and security issues as well as show you how to turn off the AutoFill feature.

The first time you fill out a form, Google Chrome automatically saves the contact information that you enter, like your name, address, phone number, or email address, as an Autofill entry. You can store multiple addresses as separate entries including all important credit card information, which AutoFill will insert into a form, all in one click. What’s the big issue here? You’ve guessed right – storage of credit card data. Read more…Comments

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