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PasswordBox.SecurePassword Property

Gets the password currently held by the PasswordBox as a SecureString.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
public SecureString SecurePassword { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Security.SecureString
A secure string representing the password currently held by the PasswordBox.

When you get the Password property value, you expose the password as plain text in memory. To avoid this potential security risk, use the SecurePassword property to get the password as a SecureString.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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