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Re: Please Change Your W3C Passwords

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:27:46 -0800
Message-ID: <530F6782.5070305@gmail.com>
To: David Wood <david@3roundstones.com>, RDF WG <public-rdf-wg@w3.org>
Strangely enough, the "Change password" button on the change password page 
(which I navigated to from the W3C homepage,not trusting the link in the 
message, is unresponsive for me, running Firefox 27.0 set at maximum paranoia.

peter

On 02/27/2014 08:06 AM, David Wood wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Ted Guild writes:
>> W3C has discovered unauthorized access to its user database which
>> included the retrieval of encrypted passwords.  Given time the attacker
>> can break the encryption and use those passwords.  As such W3C is
>> requiring all of its users to change their password.
>>
>> We are initially notifying Staff, Group Chairs and Advisory Committee
>> Representatives before alerting the rest of our community and making a
>> public statement.  We will ask for your cooperation to communicate
>> this to your Groups and Participants sponsored by your organization.
>>
>> Please go to your W3C Profile and reset the password.
>>
>> https://www.w3.org/users/myprofile/edit/password
>>
>> -- 
>> Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>
>> W3C Systems Team
>> http://www.w3.org
> Regards,
> Dave
> --
> http://about.me/david_wood
>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 27 February 2014 16:28:15 UTC

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