Reply to post: I reckon it was done on purpose

Dumb bug of the week: Apple's macOS reveals your encrypted drive's password in the hint box

Valerion

I reckon it was done on purpose

This smacks of a developer deliberately storing the password in the hint field on purpose, so that he (or she) can test it as she (or he) goes along and not worry have to worry about remembering the password.

The intention would have been to remove that bit before committing it, but (s)he forgot, and nobody noticed it in the pull request.

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