Passwords are easily hackable via Developer Console

By design Issue #172433

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Created
May 5, 2014
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0.0011
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Steps to reproduce

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Repro Steps:

STEP 1: Click the right button of the mouse on the password slot where the password is written.

STEP 2: Click on the option inspect element in it.

STEP 3: Developer Console Will Appear.

STEP 4: Double click on the “password” written in the highlighted codes. Doing this “password” alone gets highlighted.

STEP 5: Type “text” in place of “password” and click enter.

STEP 6: Now you have the password written in asterisks or dots before in just plain text.

Expected Results:

It should not be allowed to change the type attribute of password inputs

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Jatinder M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jatinder M.” to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Status to “By design”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Tony S.”

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