Recent Examples of plaintext from the Web
Heck, even the creator of PGP (OK, GPG, for you pedants), Phil Zimmerman himself, asked us back in 2014 to resend something to him in plaintext.
From there, the Xfinity customer’s name and password were available in plaintext and could be changed, locking the customer out of their own Wi-Fi router.
Look, even writing things down by hand and protecting the paper or book at home is more secure (for most people) than storing data in plaintext.
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