We have seen plenty of hacks of good Twitter accounts in the past the celebrity pages are always the best as they tend to have more followers and therefore the impact is going to be much greater. As a result of some high accounts being hacked, Twitter has ended up banning a lot of easy passwords, such as the ever popular 123456 etc! Yes some people really do use that one still but not for long.
Even some news and media Twitter accounts have been victims, who can forget the NBC News hack this month! Check out the info graphic below from Veracode to see just Twitter has been affected by hacks and what they are doing to prevent this from happening in the future.
Source [Read Write Web]