Safari to Suggest and Remember Unique Passwords for Websites?

Safari to Suggest and Remember Unique Passwords for Websites?

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MacRumors reports that text strings found in the latest build of Safari reveals that Apple may be planning to add a new feature to the browser that suggests and remembers unique passwords.

One of the more visible changes in the Safari 5.2 developer builds has been a new "Passwords" pane in the application's preferences, offering a way for users to access stored user names and passwords for various sites and services. As currently deployed, the pane is essentially a more convenient way to view passwords already stored and accessible through the dedicated Keychain Access application. But text strings associated with the last several builds of Safari 5.2 point to more extensive password functionality for Safari, including an ability to suggest unique passwords rather than simply storing user-created ones.

As you can see in the screenshot below, the text string found reads, "Safari can automatically suggest and remember unique, secure passwords for websites you choose."

This feature would presumably allow you to have very complex website passwords which would be remembered by Safari and secured using a master password.

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Safari to Suggest and Remember Unique Passwords for Websites?

Safari to Suggest and Remember Unique Passwords for Websites?

NoGoodNick - April 23, 2012 at 9:17pm
But again, the problem with having everyone suggesting their own interpretation of 'secure passwords' you'll have to implement across multiple devices is incredibly impractical. There's no way to transfer the selected password to your PC, laptop or Android phone, so you'll have to copy it manually, then e-mail it over an unsecured password so you can access the same websites on your other devices. Clearly a BAD solution! This is a common problem that needs addressing, but once again it's too little, much too late to be of any real use.
scamster - April 24, 2012 at 4:51am
There could be a way using iCloud. Any suggested complex password saved on one of your Macs or iDevices will be stored in iCloud and be accessible using your master password on any and all Macs and iDevice's you own even PC's.
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