Unfortunately for Internet Explorer/Windows users, there is a pretty big hole in the security of Windows when it comes to passwords hidden behind asterisks (***). This program is a simple usage one which displays hidden Windows and IE passwords when you hover the magnifying glass above a password field, a password hidden behind stars or dots.
You can also run this program to clear your cache and history of passwords saved on your system.
This program is unfortunately no longer available.
From KMGI Software, Inc:
A glaring security hole in Microsoft Windows allows anyone access the passwords hidden behind asterisks download (****) or dots (???). See www.see-password.com - “Just drag the SeePassword magnifier over the asterisks in any password field to reveal the true characters.
AsteRisks 1.00 is licensed as Freeware for the Windows operating system / platform without restrictions. AsteRisks is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
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Information about AsteRisks
KMGI Software, Inc
Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NT
Cost (Full Version):
4.5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
This file download is licensed as freeware for Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NT.
Based on many factors, we give this program a Trust rating of 5 / 10.