I just installed
Opera browser v60 (i.e. Reborn 3) on
Windows 10. I noticed that it has automatically (without my consent and permission) taken all my bookmarks in Google Chrome and added to the bookmarks in the Opera browser. In addition, I noticed that somehow it has got access to my open sessions on Google Chrome. By this, I mean that I could for example open some websites using Opera browser without the need to give my username and password since I was logged into them using in Google Chrome browser (e.g. I did not need to login to
This felt creepy and made me think how Opera browser can do this? And in general, should I be worried that this happened and change my usernames and passwords?
At the moment, my idea why this happens is that because both browsers are based on
Chromium. But I am not sure if this is the reason.