Kanye West’s meeting with President Donald Trump revealed more to the world than the rapper’s political views after media personnel caught his iPhone PIN “000000” during a live broadcast.
And while West has hopefully changed his PIN by now, cybersecurity experts warn his poor cybersecurity hygiene could lead to future problems for him down the road even if his Gmail password isn’t “ILoveKayne.”
“First and foremost, he needs to change his phone’s password, and preferably not to something as equally terrible as ‘123456,’” Nathan Wenzler, chief security strategist at AsTech, told SC Media. “Best for him to use something people can’t guess or predict; a random string of numbers that only he knows is a far better passcode than a birthday, an address, a single number repeated six times or anything else that someone might guess.”
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