Twitter rejects 370 words as passwords

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Twitter rejects 370 words as passwords
London, Jan 4: Attempting to provide more security to users, social networking site Twitter has prohibited 370 words to be used as password as it can easily guessed.

Calling it to be too obvious to be used as passwords, words liked '123456' has been banned by Twitter on the grounds that they are too easy to guess and put users data at risk, a Newspaper report quoted the website as saying.

The list of names which has been rejected by Twitter includes Porsche, Ferrari, Chelsea and Arsenal, along with sci-fi names.

" THX1138, title of the first film by Star Wars director George Lucas, is banned. So is NCC1701, the registry number of Star Trek's starship Enterprise and "trustno1", Fox Mulder's password in The X-Files", the report said.

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