Fortune telling and feng shui are big in Japan. Some of the books give good advice, others are iffy, but this book may be overstepping boundaries too much.

The book’s title is “Change your fortune by changing your smartphone password to 8376!”

And if that wasn’t enough to set your alarm bells off, the description reads:
“You don’t need to redecorate or clean your house! Just change the numbers that you use in your PIN codes and passwords on your smartphone to instantly increase your good fortune!”

For those of us that have some level of common sense about security, this might seem very dumb… but since people still fall for email scams, it isn’t very hard to imagine less internet-savvy people falling for this.
Needless to say, don’t take security advice from shady books!

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