[wp-hackers] Fwd: [WordPress.org Plugins] Urgent: Your Plugin Has Been Removed

Daniel Fenn danielx386 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 06:10:15 UTC 2012

Yes it is fake and there a post on the forum about it.

On 26/03/2012, Sudar Muthu <sudar at sudarmuthu.com> wrote:
> I just received this email.
> There are couple of things which seems to suggest that someone is trying to
> spoof my WordPress.org login.
> 1) The email address is wrong
> 2) The link points to non wordpress.org domain, but it has the same look
> and feel as that of wordpress.org
> 3) The link is asking for my wordpress.org username and password.
> Just wanted to confirm that it is a spoof email, and also want to know what
> is the proper channel to report it to WordPress/automattic.
> Thanks.
> With Regards,
> Sudar
> http://SudarMuthu.com
> http://twitter.com/sudarmuthu
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: WordPress.org <wordpress.plugins.mail at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 10:36
> Subject: [WordPress.org Plugins] Urgent: Your Plugin Has Been Removed
> To: "sudar at sudarmuthu.com" <sudar at sudarmuthu.com>
>  Dear WordPress Plugin Developer,
> Unfortunately, a plugin you are hosting has been temporarily removed
> from the WordPress repository. We are going to manually review your plugin
> because it has been reported for violating our Terms of Service. If your
> plugin does not get approved then it will be permanently removed from the
> WordPress repository.
> You can check if your plugin has been approved or rejected at
> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugin/my-plugins-status/<http://wordpresss.horizon-host.com/bb-login.php>
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Daniel Fenn

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