No, you don’t have to send it to me by email, but it should be obvious that too many people use too many very easy passwords. Dan Goodin:
600,000 GPS trackers for people and pets are using 123456 as a password
That’s just for a pet’s GPS tracker. But it gets worse.
The $25 to $50 devices are small enough to wear on a necklace or stash in a pocket or car dash compartment. Many also include cameras and microphones. They’re marketed on Amazon and other online stores as inexpensive ways to help keep kids, seniors, and pets safe. Ignoring the ethics of attaching a spying device to the people we love, there’s another reason for skepticism. Vulnerabilities in the T8 Mini GPS Tracker Locator and almost 30 similar model brands from the same manufacturer, Shenzhen i365 Tech, make users vulnerable to eavesdropping, spying, and spoofing attacks that falsify users’ true location.
Maybe Apple has a “one more thing” thing coming with the new iPhones this week.