Last year, iOS developer Daniel Amitay developed a camera security app for iPhones that used an unlock screen almost identical to that of the iPhone. From this now-nonexistent app, Amitay recorded the passwords anonymously that users typed in, and these were the results: These ten iPhone passcodes make up 15% of the 200,000 passcodes that his application recorded. The most popular code was "1234", which almost 9,000 people used. The rest of the codes are either very simple (0000), create a pattern (2580) ,or in the case of "5683", make up a word (LOVE).
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