Bad Excel! Bad! BAD!

So here I am, checking out the Excel spreadsheet that my customer is using to compare it to what I am currently working on. To see if they made any changes to the ODBC queries, I popped it open in a hex editor. Guess what? Not only were the queries there (as I expected), the connection string, INCLUDING THE PASSWORD was there, in plain text! Unbloody real.


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Justin James is an OutSystems MVP, architect, and developer with expertise in SaaS applications and enterprise applications.

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