I have a fairly simple password for my
firstname.lastname@example.org address, let's call it
If I open 'keychain access' app on MacOS, under
keychains -> login,
category -> all items, I can see
-> "Copy password to clipboard", I am prompted for my MacOS Login password which I supply.
Now I paste the contents of my clipboard into
TextEdit.app And get something like:
What's going on here? Is this an encrypted form of the password?