Accounts.xml stores passwords in plain text.

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Mon Dec 17 19:57:33 EST 2007

On Dec 17, 2007 6:37 PM, Andreas Monitzer <pidgin at> wrote:

> On Dec 17, 2007, at 20:43, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> > This isn't entirely true. I'm not aware of any major services that
> > send plaintext or plaintext equivalent passwords over the wire.
> Then you're not aware of ICQ.

I guess I wasn't aware that we had fallen back to the old ICQ auth.

It is plain text equivalent, but will not necessarily reveal the actual

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