Saturday , 27 May 2017


Financial Security: How Unique is Your PIN? How Easily Can It Be Guessed?

Although a four-digit PIN may seem like a little detail in the scheme of things, it can play a major role in your financial security. Why do we use PINs? How unique is yours? Could it be easily guessed? Find out.

So says the introduction to an infographic from www.backgroundcheck.org entitled How Safe is Your PIN? which is presented below by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com (A site for sore eyes and inquisitive minds) and www.munKNEE.com (Your Key to Making Money!). This paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.

 

*Source of original post: http://www.backgroundcheck.org/how-safe-is-your-pin/

Other Infographics of Note:

1. Google Yourself and You May Be Amazed – Or Even Dismayed – At What People Know About YOU!

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To answer the question “How much can people learn about me by simply Googling me?” just Google yourself, or as some people say, complete your own “vanity search”. You may be amazed – and perhaps even dismayed – at what is out there about you! Why should you care? Because friends, relatives, employers, recruiters, hiring managers, and even strangers may be searching for information about you on the web so shouldn’t you better control what people can learn about you online?

2. How Smart Are You At Keeping Your Smartphone Safe from Identity Fraud?

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Studies have shown that identity fraud has risen 13% since 2010 which can be attributed, in part, to the growing popularity of ‘smart’ cell phones. This infographic illustrates just what our phones reveal about us and offers precautionary tips to keep your phone safe from prying eyes and what to do if your phone is lost, stolen or misplaced.

3. Social Media Sites are Tracking You! Here’s How to Better Manage Your Online/Phone Apps

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As our lives become increasingly digital it is easy to share more and more information online and with our phones. Some of these sites and apps that you use, however, may not be as trustworthy as you think. This extremely informative infographic shows quite clearly what is going on and what you can do to stop apps from either tracking you altogether or to the extent that they currently are.