Site bans 370 passwords

2010-01-02 00:00

TWITTER has banned 370 passwords that the micro-blogging site has deemed too easy to guess, according to TechCrunch.

Don’t try picking “password” as your password: you’ll be forced to choose a new one. Other highlights from Twitter’s list include “twitter”, “123456”, “coffee”, “zzzzzz”, “private”, and “naked”.

If your password for any website is included on the list, TechCrunch notes, that’s a pretty clear sign you should change it. It’s unclear when Twitter instated its ban, or how it chose the 370 phrases.

Here are a few of them:













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