As Twitchy reported, the AP’s Twitter account was hacked today in rather spectacular fashion. And while that may have led to a sharp dive in the Dow, it’s produced a dramatic spike in mockery:

The AP is going to need to take some significant security precautions in order to prevent something like this from happening again. A good start would be choosing more complicated login credentials. Twitterers were kind enough to provide a list of passwords the AP should avoid from now on:

Man, it’s been a rough day for the Associated Press. At least it has one friend it can count on:


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