This privacy flaw has caused my fiancé and I to break-up after having dated for
Basically, we share one computer but under separate Windows XP user accounts.
We both use Mozilla Firefox -- well, he used to use it more than I do but now
we don't really use it. The privacy flaw is this: when he went to log-in under
his dating sites (jdate.com, swinglifestyle.com, adultfriendfinder.com, etc.),
Mozilla promptly asks whether or not he'd like Firefox to save the passwords
for him. He chose never, obviously. However, when he logged off his user
account, and I logged onto my Windows XP account X amount of days later, I
decided to use Firefox because hey -- it loaded everything much more
efficiently, was better to work on with website designs and is a lot more
stable than IE7beta2.
Firefox prompted whether or not I'd like it to save my password for logging
into my website. I chose never and changed my mind. I went into the Password
Manager to change the saved password option from Never to Always and that's
when I saw all these other sites that had been selected as "Never Save
Password." Of course, those were sites I had never visited or could ever dream