Proxy Credential Viewer
NOTE: This is for educational purposes only
Proxy Credential Viewer is an educational VSCode extension designed to demonstrate the potential risks associated with accessing proxy credentials within the development environment. This extension is not intended for production use and is purely for educational purposes.
With Proxy Credential Viewer, users can observe how extensions might gain access to HTTP proxy credentials within VSCode. By displaying these credentials, it aims to highlight the inherent insecurity in storing sensitive information within an environment that can be accessed by extensions. It emphasizes the importance of secure credential management practices and the potential risks of granting unnecessary permissions to extensions.
This extension serves as a cautionary tool, illustrating the need for developers to be vigilant about the information they expose and the permissions they grant to extensions within their development environments. It's a reminder of the critical importance of safeguarding sensitive data and adopting best practices for secure credential handling.