10 Worst Pins to Use on your Mobile Device

worst pinsI don’t know about you, but my phone is my lifeline. Without it, I wouldn’t know how to get anywhere (my sense of direction is terrible). My family wouldn’t be able to get ahold of me. I know only 3 or 4 phone numbers, so God forbid I get stuck somewhere without my phone. The last few months of photos of my kids are stored on my phone. It serves as a toy to my children. It allows me to work where ever – since I use the mobile hotspot feature. All that said, mobile device security is essential in the world we live in today.

There are a few tips to keeping our data secure. One is having a pin enabled on our phone and well making sure that pin isn’t hard to crack. Want to know what the worst pins for mobile are? Check out this infographic from Intel.

10 Worst Mobile Pins

worse pins for mobile

Typing While Driving

If you can type it while driving, your pin is TOO easy.

Year Born or Graduated

Don’t use the year you were born or graduated.

Love

5683 spells LOVE, we get it – you’re romantic but don’t use this as your pin.

1234

Not a great pin for your luggage or your phone. Plus this can be easily cracked by KIDS. Don’t ask me how I know.

2580

Save line dancing for the saloon. Don’t make your pin something easily typed down. 

or 0852

Same as the above, don’t choose something that can easily be typed UP.

0000

This is easy to enter AND easy to hack. Avoid it!

1111

Nope, that’s not much better.

2222

Another LAME pin.

5555

Need we repeat ourselves? STOP it with the easy access!

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Find out if you can CRACK THE PIN over at intel.com/pinit – if you could instantly win McAfee LiveSafe™ Service and a $5 Starbucks gift card!

 

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