Bad security advice

Subliminal security messages

Here is what one bank is showing today on it’s home page:

Pick a password

I can bet a good number of their customers are going to or at least try to use that exact Pass1cod3s. The same bank also sets default phone pin to the last 4 digits of your SSN. Their phone system allows you to enter your account number OR your SSN and DOB…what could go wrong…