Here's more from Jim Hamm on Chrome and Passwords adding to what was posted here below. "Recently I wrote how Chrome stores passwords entered via the browser in plain text, even without asking if you want them stored or not. As a follow-up, here is an article that explains how this was known some years ago and yet Chrome has become a very popular browser.
"Also, I will go into Chrome and delete all the passwords stored there. Do this by entering chrome://settings/passwords in the browser."