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Anti-virus softwares are able to read saved passwords in Firefox.If they can, then anyone can.This raises concerns on the safety of passwords

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Recently my Anti-virus AVG notified me that I use similar passwords from my saved passwords in Firefox. Although I appreciate the service of AVG, I was concerned if my passwords were compromised. If AVG can check my saved passwords, anyone can. This raises concerns!

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No I was not... I guess it would solve the issue ?

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A master password should make it impossible for software outside of Firefox to read your passwords. Add-ons still could read them.