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How secure are Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera Password Database

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Hi Experts!

 

I was just told that me my practice of saving my password in my Microsoft Edge browser is super risky (I also have in my PC the browsers Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera).  And that even if the browsers has password secure in the database, a hacker can infest the browser while user visits XY site and download an apps that can look into said browsers’ Password Database regardless the security.

 

I know nothing is 100% secured or 100% protected; I did a little internet research and found all the above browser do have password encryption in their browsers and Opera claims the best secured (see on Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera).  While reading the links, found Edge to have AES256, Chrome seems so also, but Firefox nor Opera doesn’t seem to show if AES256 or its encryption type.

 

My concern is on Password Database saved if websites I want to have password remembered - how secured are these browser regarding password database? (would greatly appreciate EE input on this topic)


Thank you guys!

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