Emoji Passwords are Here

Tired of trying to remember a confusing combination of capital and lowercase letters, numbers and random symbols? We’ve got good news for you: You can kiss your current impenetrable login “Pa$$word123” goodbye forever. Digital security company Intelligent Environment has launched emoji PINs, which they say are more efficient and more secure. Not only is it easier to remember a random 4-digit picture combo—like dancing salsa lady, snake dragon, poo, taco—it’s also harder for a hacker to crack. As the company points out, there are “7,290 unique permutations of four non-repeating numbers,” but 3,498,308 million combos when using 44 different emojis.

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