Protecting your Synced Passwords
If you have opted to sync your Comodo Dragon settings and preferences with your Google Account, the browser encrypts your synced passwords using a cryptographic key generated from your Google Account password. This is default settings in the browser. Dragon allows you to customize your sync passwords if you do not wish to use the Google Account password.
To choose an encryption method
- Click the Comodo Dragon icon located at the top-left corner.
- Select 'Settings' from the menu.
- Click the 'Advanced' button in the 'Sign in' section. Please note you should have 'Set up sync' already.
- From the drop-down window from the 'Advanced sync preferences' dialog select what should to be synced.
- Select what should to be encrypted in 'Encrypted data types' section.
The default settings is 'Encrypt passwords'.
Select 'Choose my own sync passphrase' if you do not want to use Google Account password.
Type the passphrase and click 'OK'.
The passphrase will be stored in your computer.
Please note that if you choose to have your own passphrase, this has to provided every time you choose to sync passwords on a new system. Also, any change in the encryption options has to carried out in all computers to continue syncing.
Forgot Sync Passphrase
In case you forgot your synced passphrase, you'll have to reset sync via your Google account. An entry will be created in your Google account called 'Chrome Sync' when you enable the sync feature.
Click 'Stop sync and delete data from Google' link.
All your sync data will be deleted from Google's servers. However, the data on your computer such as bookmarks, passwords and current preferences will not be deleted.
You've to enable sync again and choose a new sync passphrase.
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