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Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

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This tips and trick about Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome is continuing our last tips and trick about How to Reveal Asterisks Password on Log In Page where on our previous tips and trick maybe not too clear and its only limited with a few browsers.

We will learn how to reveal the asterisk on Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome without seeing the saved password from the browser options menu. Thanks to JOK3R for the comment on last tips and trick that giving an input for other method to reveal the asterisk on log in page by utilizing firebug and inspecting the HTML element.

If you still never heared about Firebug, here is the description from wikipedia:

Firebug is a web development tool that facilitates the debugging, editing, and monitoring of any website's CSS, HTML, DOM, XHR, and JavaScript; it also provides other web development tools.[2] Firebug's JavaScript panel can log errors, profile function calls, and enable the developer to run arbitrary JavaScript. Its net panel can monitor URLs that the browser requests, such as external CSS, JavaScript, and image files. The net panel can display both request headers and response headers for each page asset; it can also estimate the time each asset took to load.

Requirements:

1. Mozilla firefox with firebug addons.

2. Google chrome.

Step by step to Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome:

1. Open our Mozilla Firefox browser,

press ALT –> click Tools –> Click Add-ons

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

2. On Add-ons page, there is a search box, type firebug on the textbox and click search, or you can go directly to this page https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/firebug/.

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

Click install if there is a pop out window asking you to install this add ons.

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

and restart your browser.

3. This is the firebug button. to activate firebug you only need to click this button and click once again to deactivate.

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

4. Now we try to open a website with log in page, e.g: mail.live.com and input the password. Right click on the password box and choose Inspect Element.

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

5. Double click the type="password" and change it into type="text".

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

6. The asterisk password will be shown and revealed ๐Ÿ™‚

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

7. How if it is on Google Chrome browser? The steps is the same.

Open the log in page, right click the password box and choose inspect element

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

8. Change the input type="password" to type="text".

Reveal Asterisk Saved Passwords on Mozilla Firefox and Chrome

The password is revealed.

Here is the video tutorial if you don't get the step by step above.

Conclusion:

1. The same conclusion with last tutorial http://www.hacking-tutorial.com/tips-and-trick/how-to-reveal-asterisks-password-on-log-in-page/

Hope you found it useful ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • alijanlou

    tank u very much
    but, how can do this on IE(Internet Explorer)?

    • v4L

      #alijanlou

      you can give a try to this: https://getfirebug.com/firebuglite or http://www.ieinspector.com/dominspector/index.html

    • spadi

      hi.. very simple press F12 to open the console window or simply right click and select inspect element. this works with all browsers.

  • You installed firebug and then you used mozilla’s inspect element :S

  • Rohan

    You dont need to install firebug on chrome.