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Passwords/password hashes in plaintext in service configs - why is this common practice?

That is a whole lot of question+comments, so forgive me if this answer isn't quite complete... Generally, when a password is stored in a config file or similar, it's a credential that needs to be ...
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Malicious actors on LAN

127.0.0.1 is the IP address for the loopback interface on a system. It is only reachable from the system itself and not from outside the system, including not reachable from the LAN. So there is no ...
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