I was trying to understand the level of security offered by Windows picture passwords and ran across this claim on this website.
Some of our password recovery utilities already implement Windows 8 plain-text password decryption. The upcoming release of Windows Password Recovery is expected to have a full-fledged Vault analyzer and offline decoder.
I'm trying to understand what a plain text password is and if it is the default kind of password when I add a password to my account. My head is a bit muddled on this one so any clarification can help.
It seems there are passwords that can be decrypted and those that can't. What can be decrypted? Is the password I enter in Windows exposed?