PuTTY proxy password in registry

PuTTY proxy password in registry

Plain text password in registry

If you set a proxy password in PuTTY and save the session settings, you will save the proxy password in clear text under the name of the profile in the registry.

Putty Password Registry

Clear text password in the registry

The password can be seen here.

Putty Proxy Password Registry plain text

The user should decide for himself whether that is unacceptable or not. In my opinion, no matter how insignificant an application / option is, a password should never be in plain text anywhere.

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