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Old 08-08-16, 08:44 AM
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Odd login issue

at work on firefox i'm logged in to linkedin, it remembers my login info whenever I go there. I wanted to look into 'saved passwords' to see what my password is and it is not showing up in the saved logins--it is actually in the exceptions list. YET it automatically logs me in no problem. What's going on?
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Old 08-08-16, 11:54 AM
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Re: Odd login issue

When you say "automatically logs me in" do you mean you go to the site and you're already logged in, or do you mean that you aren't logged in but the browser automatically fills in the username and password fields to help you login?

The former is handled by a cookie the website puts on your computer, it basically provides an authorization token that will expire at a set time so the browser doesn't need to have your password. The latter is the browser saving your password for that site.
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