Why pass the password in clear text

During the login process, the password is not encrypted, why is it clear text?


Because you are reading them (I’m refering to your screenshot from the browser console) on the application level in your browser (level 7 in OSI model) and data in transit are encrypted on the lower level usually (level 4 - TLS encryption = “HTTPS”):

Recomended keywords to study: “OSI model” and “TLS”.

The plaintext in the scan of our security scan What is this asking