[wp-hackers] Unsolicited password resets
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Wed Dec 4 02:04:55 UTC 2013
I have been receiving several phishing emails from both WP.org and Yoast
recently. Just ignore them, you're smarter then that.
On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 4:33 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> Do you have a username that some user is likely to think is their own?
> You'd be surprised at the number of people trying to log into WordPress.org
> using their usernames/passwords from their own websites. Then getting
> confused as to why they never get the reset email...
> On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:25 AM, David Anderson <david at wordshell.net>
> > Hi,
> > Just wondering.... has anyone else received an unsolicited 'password
> > reset' email from wordpress.org today?
> > I received one, and wondered if it's part of a pattern. Obviously a
> > wordpress.org login is quite powerful if it control SVN access to a
> > top-100 plugin installed on 50,000 sites, and there are presumably bad
> > who try to crack them.
> > David
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