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Where Google Chrome security fails: the password

Nov 24, 2009, 00:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"You see everything you'll do on a Chrome OS computer is based on the good old user/password concept. This SSO (single sign on) key unlocks all your information, which is stored on the cloud. This means you can log into your account from any Google Chrome device. That's the good news. That's also the bad news.

"On Chrome, all your personal information is only a login away. And, when I say all your information, I mean all. This isn't just access to a critical file or information about one bank account, it's every file and all the information you keep in those files."

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