unencrypted

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ encrypted

Adjective[edit]

unencrypted (not comparable)

  1. (computing) Of something that has been decrypted successfully, or of something that should have been encrypted, but was not.
    • 2015, Aaron Wheeler, Michael Winburn, Cloud Storage Security: A Practical Guide:
      The hackers appeared to have used standard phishing and email attachments, some apparently directed at employees with high-level network access, to obtain unencrypted customer data that could complete a fullz.