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Identity theft, PIN numbers, Background Checks and Your Business

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If you’ve ever been a victim of identity theft you know the damage it causes to your peace of mind and your finances. According to a study of 3.4 million PINs by Data Genetics, nearly 27 percent of PINs could be guessed at correctly after just 20 tries. That isn’t just because popular pins like 1234 and 8888 reign – the most popular 1234 PIN accounted for 10 percent of the exposed PINs it studied. It’s also because, with four digits, there are only 10,000 possible combinations. Laziness and only 10,000 combinations make it a simple equation for theft and online fraud. The folks at shared this infographic and we thought we’d share it with you. large infographic called "How Safe is Your PIN" which shows statistics and analysis of personal identification numbers Infographic courtesy of:

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