[Board] Have the OSGeo mail servers been compromised?

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Jul 31 11:03:02 PDT 2017


I noticed a similar message on the OSGeo-Africa list, supposedly sent by 
Gavin (not an @osgeo.org account): 
https://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/africa/2017-July/003143.html

-jeff


On 2017-07-31 2:44 PM, Jorge Sanz wrote:
> 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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