Sony Advocates Insecure Passwords

On the login page for the this sweepstakes, the title attribute for the Password edit box is Enter Your First Name.

Enter your first name as password.
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I don’t know that much about security; however, using your first name as the password seems a trifle insecure (which is why I use my middle name, Freakin’. That’s right, I am The Freakin’ Director).

Or, I suppose the developer could have simply copied this control from another form and altered the name to password. However, given the infallibility of developers, I’d have to go with the rationalization.

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