iPhone developer Daniel Amitay has posted the ten most common iPhone passcodes which he found by anonymously recording and analyzing passcodes used by customers of his Big Brother Camera Security iPhone app.
Formulaic passwords are never a good idea, yet 15% of all passcode sets were represented by only 10 different passcodes (out of a possible 10,000). The implication? A thief (or just a prankster) could safely try 10 different passcodes on your iPhone without initiating the data wipe. With a 15% success rate, about 1 in 7 iPhones would easily unlock--even more if the intruder knows the users’ years of birth, relationship status, etc.
Check out the chart below and avoid those passwords!
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