I use GMAIL and it worries me that all my life is stored on some server in the Googleplex. But I guess I trusted a company whose motto was “DON’T BE EVIL”.
Now I have just installed Chrome – the new and very slick browser from Google. Call me an early adopter!
It will not become my favourite browser until I have a feeds extension as per Firefox.
But one thing has really got me. Go to options on the tool menu on the right side and you can make all saved passwords visible. Oi – this is in an age of identity theft where I travel globally with a laptop! And I run finances from this laptop.
Firefox also has such an option – but at least you can hide it with a master password. Microsoft – for all their reputation for security flaws are just not that stupid.
If this keeps up the boys from
PS. I have a cynical take on this. This is a browser with a really neat incognito feature. It allows you to visit sites without leaving any trace on your computer. A porn feature if you will. Google is encouraging pornography.So you can be secure from your wife when you are checking out the internet sites of escort agencies. But you can't secure your financial passwords! Tells you about Google's priorities.
Obvious reason: Google makes lots of money on advertising sexual services. They don't lose lots on identity theft. People - even those that profess not to be evil - act according to the incentives given them.