Warning: the way you tilt your smartphone ‘can give away passwords and pins’

The way you tilt your mobile while you’re using it could allow hackers to work out your pin numbers and passwords, according to new research.

Experts at Newcastle University analysed the movement of a smartphone as the screen was used. They say they cracked four-digit Android pins with 70% accuracy on the first guess and 100% by the fifth. Continue reading “Warning: the way you tilt your smartphone ‘can give away passwords and pins’”