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also plain text  (plān′tĕkst′)
The unencrypted form of an encrypted message. Also called cleartext.



the intelligible original message of a cryptogram, as opposed to the coded or enciphered version.
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And, unlike so many companies breached in recent years, it hashed customer passwords rather than store them in plaintext.
No plaintext data, no keys, or file metadata ever leaves your private PC or device.
Artyom Kurbatov, Independent researcher, disclosed that the application passes user credentials unencrypted in plaintext between the server and client machines.
The FBI recently released a warning about a new Punkey malware, uncovered by Trustwave, which scans and scrapes un-coded, plaintext credit card information in the RAM of payment-processing devices such as card readers and POS terminals.
Key generation: client will generate pair of keys public key pk and secret key sk for encryption of plaintext.
ciphertext (encrypted text) into plaintext (readable text) requires an
units engaged in Operation Atlantic Resolve can only organically communicate with tactical Polish units via plaintext FM and not at all with many others.
The above password is stored in plaintext in every VM
In cryptographic terms, the original content is referred to as the plaintext and the transformed content is called the cipher text.
The bug may provide a way to extract the unencrypted plaintext from an encrypted session and that may lead to attack websites, OCERT says while terming the severity of the risk high and advising the users to upgrade the software ( http://www.
Rainbow tables are essentially precalculation tables of hashed passwords, with plaintext already deciphered, that are just compared to identify matches.
The plaintext image in figure 5 (a), the cipher text image in figure 5 (b) and the encrypted image are obtained by the above algorithm.