[Board] Have the OSGeo mail servers been compromised?

Jorge Sanz jsanz at osgeo.org
Mon Jul 31 10:44:25 PDT 2017


I'm receiving some mailman rejection notices from announce and
belgium, but many others accepted (even they ended up in my spam
folder).

For example, there is a message sent on my behalf to the Argentina
list: https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/argentina/2017-July/002322.html

Looks like it's related with the aliases system that we use like mine
"jsanz at osgeo.org"

Attaching screenshot and adding in CC the SAC list.

On 31 July 2017 at 19:31, Andrea Aime <andrea.aime at geo-solutions.it> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just received three mails from apparently legit mail addresses, Frank W.,
> Jeff and Arnulf,
> all reporting a Amazon security issue and asking me to connect to some
> decently
> well made fake amazon site to verify my credentials. The title is "Important
> Notice To All Amazon Customers"
> and they were all sent to the board list.
>
> I don't think the people involved have all been compromised at the same
> time, it seems
> more likely that OSGeo mail servers where hacked, or something similar...
>
> The interesting bit is that since I know those people, the messages did not
> get into the
> spam folder. Don't trust those mails!
>
> --
>
> Regards,
>
> Andrea Aime
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Jorge Sanz
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