During your travels on the Internet by logging Into various websites, the built-In Password Manager In Firefox, will prompt to save your user credentials so the next time you visit, there's no need to physically enter them- the Password Manager does It for you. Did you know that anyone with physical access to your PC, can view your login details? As such, In this tutorial, I will show you how to set a Master Password In Firefox, thus prevent unauthorized access.
When you allow the Firefox Password Manager to save your login details, by default, It will do so without the need to configure a Master Password. Essentially, your Information can easily be viewed In plain text by navigating to Menu > Options > Privacy & Security > Logins and Passwords, and then hitting the Saved Logins button. You'll then see something similar to my example below. Obviously I've masked my usernames & passwords.
Given that you can do this, so too can anyone who has physical access to your computer. It's of the utmost Importance to set a Master Password In Firefox at your very earliest convenience, and I will demonstrate exactly how, In a few simple steps. Ultimately, your user credentials cannot be viewed without the Master Password. So without further ado, let's get this tutorial started.