Choosing a personal identification number (PIN) for an ATM or credit card should take some consideration. With identity theft rampant, it is important to choose a PIN that cannot be easily guessed.
Many of the unauthorized credit cards access and usage are due to weak PIN or a PIN which is easily guessable.Have you ever wondered how much safe is your PIN?
Tech consultancy company DataGenetics has analyzed the popularity of numeric passwords. According their analyis, 1234 is the most popular PIN which accounts for an alarming ~11% of the 3.4 million users. Here is the top 20 PIN and Numeric passwords which accounts for nearly 27% of the total.
Here is a nice Infographic from BackgroundCheck on how safe is your PIN.