Club MacMost Exclusive: Why Does Your Mac Take So Long To Recognize a Wrong Password?

I'm sometimes asked about why it takes a few seconds for your Mac to recognize a wrongly-typed password. But a correctly-typed password is recognized instantly. There's a good reason for that. (Downloadable alternative below if you have trouble playing the video.)

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