After decrypting your wallet in MultiBit HD, is the clear text version of password stored in the RAM?

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    Well, it has to be, at least for a short time. A good implementation will ensure that cleartext passwords are cleared when they are no longer needed. – Greg Hewgill Apr 10 '17 at 22:18
  • I load up wallet . Enter decryption password. Wallet loads up. 1 hour passes. Someone looks into my memory at this time – Homeland S Apr 10 '17 at 22:37
  • I'd assume they just put it in a buffer. Read the key into memory, only read it directly into a static buffer, after use clear the buffer with zeroes. – m1xolyd1an Apr 11 '17 at 1:02

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