Browser Autofill Is a Privacy Risk: Here’s How to Turn It Off


Recently, a security researcher discovered that the Autofill function of most modern browsers can easily be compromised. We’ve discussed why you shouldn’t save personal info in your browser before, so this unfortunately isn’t a surprise. Viljami Kuosmanen, who discovered this vulnerability, created a simple test website to demonstrate that a browser will automatically fill every field you’ve provided information for, even if they’re invisible to you. To browse safely, you should disable Autofill in your primary browser, or at least remove sensitive information from it. Here’s how in all major browsers. This is why I don't like autofill in web…

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