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Saving passwords in the browser vs chance of keyloggers listening for keystrokes

Opinions:  Better to allow passwords to be stored in the browser or not allow but risk a keylogger capturing input data in the future by not storing passwords?
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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This came up because I suggested not to let the browser store passwords.   I typically don't and am a glutton for punishment, plus on some sites I used obscure passwords that I have to look up.   But somebody mentioned they were hacked because of a keylogger they didn't know about and felt it was more secure to not have to type in a password all the time.  

I thought that was a valid point.  

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Thank you everybody for your insight.
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Thank you Scott
John

Thanks Scott, and I was happy to help.