Obfuscated Field Security

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    rwaldenjr
    Asked on January 17, 2018 at 03:13 PM

    I was warned in a previous thread about the lack of pass key security using JotForms (see https://www.jotform.com/answers/1348536-Unique-Login-IDs-and-Passwords-Password-Protection-on-Form). And, I'm trying to get a definitive answer as to whether or not obfuscated fields can still be seen in the clear by simply using a browser's Inspect tool?

    - Thanks

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    Jim_R
    Answered on January 17, 2018 at 04:26 PM

    Hello @rwaldenjr - It would have been best if you posted this question on the thread you linked on your post since it's the same topic being discussed there.

    But to answer your question, yes, even with obfuscation, the field's value is still shown on the form's source code.

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    rwaldenjr
    Answered on January 17, 2018 at 06:01 PM

    Sorry, Jim! You guys usually tell me I should have started a new thread in what I consider to be continuations of the conversations. This is the first time I've been told to continue in the same thread. I never seem to be able to get it right.  LoL

    Thanks for answering my question!


    P.S.
    Feel free to move or copy this portion of the thread back to the original question, if you think that's best.....

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    Jim_R
    Answered on January 17, 2018 at 06:17 PM

    😊 Nah, no worries - If it's about the same topic, we should stick with 1 thread. We only recommend a separate one when it's about a different topic/issue altogether.

    Elton already escalated this thread as a feature request so I guess we're all set. If you need to follow up with the progress, you can continue your correspondence with us from there.

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    rwaldenjr
    Answered on January 17, 2018 at 06:40 PM

    Thanks!