Mozilla Firefox 61 Beta 1 Release – Enable Master Password for Better Privacy

Firefox 61 Beta 1 was released today on Mozilla’s FTP as it is the first beta beta version and officials have not yet had time to provide a specific update list. However, we can already learn from the nightly version, 76 version, browser user security will usher in a comprehensive improvement, the introduction of master password features will be able to ensure that the user’s browsing more secure, private information is not easy to leak.

Download address:

https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/76.0b1/

This makes sense as more and more people access sensitive services, such as bank accounts, online.

Currently, as long as the computer is unlocked, anyone can scroll through your account and password through Firefox’s Burger menu, and can copy your account name and password. In the new version, you can set the master password to enhance security.

Mozilla Firefox 61 Beta 1 Release - Enable Master Password for Better Privacy

This feature is currently available for Windows and macOS systems. If you haven’t set your master password in Firefox, you’ll be prompted to enter your operating system password. Firefox can also support it if you prefer biometric authentication, such as fingerprints. Unfortunately, Linux users are not yet able to access this feature, and it is not clear whether it will be implemented on this platform.