How to Hack Saved Passwords in Browsers: 2013 Edition

In the present time, Internet becomes the major platform for committing crimes by inspecting password of the online accounts. That’s why whenever you enter your password of any online account (Gmail, Facebook etc), instantly the entered password turns to bullets/asterisks for the protection of your account from criminal’s eyes.

In a situation, if you want to know the actual password hidden behind those bullets/asterisks then, we are presenting a simple and interesting way to know the hidden password with the help of your web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozila Firefox etc.

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If you’ll try to inspect the password behind the bullets or asterisks with the help of simple coding, HTML coding, CSS and others, then it’ll a dreadful job for you. But we are introducing an awesome way to do the same job just by changing some particulars. In this article, we are explaining the method to do that job in Google Chrome and Mozila Firefox.

Google Chrome

  •   Move to that website which contains username and password box.
  •   Place your cursor on the password box and press the right click.
  •   A pop-up menu will open.
  •   Click on the Inspect element Option.

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  •   A screen filled with various kinds of codes will appear on your computer’s screen.
  •   In order to inspect the password behind the bullets, Just concentrate on the set of codes which are specially highlighted in blue color.

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  •   Search for the code type=”password”.
  •   Presses double clicks on the code and write the word ‘text’ in place of ‘password’.
  •   Finally the code becomes type=”text”. Press the ENTER Key.

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  •   By pressing the ENTER Key, the bullets/asterisks will instantly change to text and the password get revealed.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Move to that website which contains username and password box.
  • Place your cursor on the password box and press the right click.
  • A pop-up menu will open.
  • Click on the Inspect element Option.

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  •   After clicking the Inspect element Option, a bar will be appear just above the task bar (at the bottom of Firefox).
  •   Press the Markup Panel option (you can also use Alt + M).

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  •   After clicking Markup Panel, few lines of codes will be appear on the bottom of the screen.
  •   In order to reveal the password behind the bullets, concentrate on the highlighted line of codes.

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  •   Search for the code type=”password”.
  •   Presses double clicks on the code and write the word ‘text’ in place of ‘password’.
  •   Finally the code becomes type=”text”. Press the ENTER Key.

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  •  By pressing the ENTER Key, the bullets/asterisks will instantly change to text and the password get revealed.

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This method is not explained for misuse. As we use the ‘Remember Me’ option to save the time to enter the username and password as well. But it’s possible to forget the password after some days. With this method, we can reveal the hidden password behind the bullets or asterisks. Hence, this method is introduced for good purpose.