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Fwd: [Security] Requiring Changing W3C Passwords

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:56:45 -0800
Message-id: <A530F46E-EDA3-4CB0-A4D6-68A16610A39D@apple.com>
To: "w3c-wai-pf@w3.org WAI-PFWG" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, W3C WAI Protocols & Formats <public-pfwg@w3.org>
Change your W3C password at:
https://www.w3.org/users/myprofile/edit/password


> From: Ted Guild <ted@w3.org>
> Subject: [Security] Requiring Changing W3C Passwords
> Date: February 26, 2014 at 11:23:40 PST
> To: chairs@w3.org, w3c-ac-members@w3.org
> 
> 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


Received on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 19:58:01 UTC

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