Edi Wang

.NET and Azure Developer


How to Prevent Untrusted Apps from Reading Your Browser Password on Windows

Although Microsoft Edge, Chrome, and Firefox store encrypted passwords in the user profile location, these can be easily decrypted by another program without requiring user authentication or approval. Consequently, an untrusted program, not flagged by Microsoft Defender or other security software, can easily access your passwords. Let's check out the simplest method to prevent this. …
Windows Security

Get Clear Password from IIS App Pool

Sometimes, in order to get necessary permissions, we will assign domian accounts or local accounts for IIS app pool. For example, it usually happens for SharePoint deployment. However, this is not a secure way, because the password for these accounts are saved in clear text. For local accounts, the password is not readable. But if you are using domain accounts. The IIS Admin can read your …
IIS Security