Try this out.
- Go to any page with a login prompt, such as Facebook.
- Type your information (including your password)
- Without anyone looking over your shoulder, paste this line of code into the address bar of your browser, and press ‘Enter/Return’:
Today, while coding, I realized that this command will display (in an alert)… every single “password” typed into a webpage. Without any additional software, it works in every web browser… such as: Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Firefox.
…But what about the ‘bullets’? ••••••••? They don’t matter. They imply security and privacy, that’s it. This uncovers that hidden information and displays it somewhere temporary and more user-friendly. Furthermore, if a website isn’t on a secure connection (web address beginning ‘https://’), your password isn’t even encrypted when your browser is communicating with that company. Anyone can monitor your internet connection and steal that information.