Password authentication protocol (PAP)

Password authentication protocol (PAP),

Definition of Password authentication protocol (PAP):

  1. Automatic authentication method in which the users computer enters the password instead of he or she having to type it. PAP, however, is not a fully secure method and the password may be stolen by a snooper listening to the computers log-on attempts.

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