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Does a Private session help keep the information I enter into an unsecure website safe?

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  • Last reply by cor-el

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Information like username and password

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You can disable the Password Manager and disable saved form data. Remove the checkmark:

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security: Logins: [ ] "Remember logins for sites"

To see all History and Cookie settings, choose:

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Firefox doesn't store form data that you enter and doesn't offer to save passwords in the Password Manager in a PB mode window (tab) if that is what you mean. Firefox can use username and password and other form data that you have saved in a regular (not PB mode) window and fill it in a form.

All other data from a PB mode session is kept in memory during a PB mode session and removed when all PB mode windows are closed.

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Thanks for the quick reply. Good to know that.

But is there a way to not let my user name, password or credit card information I enter in regular browser be collected?

Regards Mehran

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You can disable the Password Manager and disable saved form data. Remove the checkmark:

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security: Logins: [ ] "Remember logins for sites"

To see all History and Cookie settings, choose: