Is it safe to store the password in cookies not encrypted? That is, it will be simple in cookies, type 123456, and is stored in the database in md5. Then check.

Can an attacker somehow get the password out of the cookie?

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    A friend will sit at the computer - the right mouse and look very quickly. True saved passwords in FF in this way easily look, but here without saving any. Therefore, doing so is not very cool. - ivkremer
  • @Kremchik, bad friend however. ;) Please close the question. The answer was given. Thank you very much - Emil Sabitov
  • Well, I put it wrong, the foe rather) - ivkremer

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Yes, maybe because cookie are cached, they can be viewed at any time and for any popular browser.