Reply to post: Re: Storing passwords in plain text?

For Foxit's sake: PDF editor biz breached, users' passwords among stolen data

J.G.Harston Silver badge

Re: Storing passwords in plain text?

"a lot to do with the practicalities of entering passwords into a variety of devices that operate with different character sets and/or code pages."

Such as setting a BCrypt/BitLocker password including # or @, but the boot-up password screen switches to/from US/UK keyboard layout without telling you and without you knowing that under those *******s you're entering \ and ".

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