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Compiled class password issue

Dan Eichler
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Joined: Dec 01, 2011
Posts: 6
Working on a project today I found that I could grep my password and see it with in compiled classes using VI. I'm sure other editors will show a string as well. Is there anyway to prevent this?

Dan
Stephan van Hulst
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Joined: Sep 20, 2010
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Yeah. Don't hard code passwords. Or if you have to, encrypt them first.


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