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Police can make you unlock your phone with a fingerprint – judge

A judge in Virginia has ruled that the police can require you to unlock your smartphone with a fingerprint, but not with a passcode, Mashable reports.

Choosing a non-obvious PIN

There is very little research data on PIN prevalence available, so analysis of a new dataset of 4-digit passcodes can’t be ignored.

Passwords of Plenty*: what 442773 leaked Yahoo! accounts can tell us

If a service leaks your credentials, your options are limited, but changing all your passwords to something harder to guess/break is never a bad idea.

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