What is the Safest PIN number to your Bank Account and Credit/Debit Card ?

Safest PIN number to your Bank Account:

ANI :a new research has revealed that People who choose their 4-digit pins from birth dates, a year in the 1900s, or an obvious numerical sequence, are more likely to make it easy for a thief to crack the password.

Researchers at the data analysis firm Data Genetics have found that the three most popular combinations, “1234,” “1111,” and “0000”, 20% of the people have this combination as there Password.

According to The Age, every four-digit combination that starts with “19” ranks above the 80th percentile in popularity. The study said in the US  MM/DD combinations are  those in which the first two digits are between “01” and “12” and the last two are between “01” and “31”.

Therfore researchers say that choosing your birthday, your birth year, or a number that might be a lot of other people’s birthday or birth year makes your password significantly easier to guess.

On the other end of the scale, the least popular combination, 8068, appears less than 0.001 per cent of the time, the paper said.Rounding out the bottom five are “8093”, “9629”, “6835”, and “7637”, which are all nearly as rare, the study concluded.

So if you want to Secure your account from getting hacked then don’t use your DOB as PIN or just don’t let others know your DOB ;).

Source : (ANI)

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