Adam's colleague revives a classic way of ensuring that no one is able to use your source code to figure out how to connect to the database. That is, so long as they don't have the Little Orphan Annie Secret ASCII Decoder Ring ...

sCon = @"Provider=OraOLEDB.Oracle;" +
        "Data Source=_censored_;" +
        "User Id=accDbUser;" +
        "Password=" +
           (char)100 + (char)118 + (char)116 + (char)51 +
           (char)114 + (char)97 +  (char)103 + (char)109 +

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