Ten ATM Pins To Never, Ever Use
Has it been a while since you reset your ATM pin? With some many passwords to remember these days, it’s no wonder we pick easy numbers to remember. The problem is, if your ATM card gets stolen, the goal is to make it tough not easy for the thief to drain your account.
One of the first pins a thief will try is 1234. That’s because 11% of ATM card holders use 1234 as their pin. Nick Berry, found of Data Genetics, analyzed over 3 million four digit pins and found a “staggering lack of imagination” when people choose their pins. These are the ten most popular ATM pins, which means you shouldn’t use them!
Here are some tips on choosing a pin.
1) Don’t use a pin that begins with 19.
2) Don’t use 2580.
3) Don’t use birthdays, anniversaries or birth years.
4) Avoid couplets, like 1313 or 4545.
Do you need to go change your pin now?