[NFBMO] [Mabs] nfbnet.org mailing-list password and security issue

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Sun Jun 3 04:10:59 UTC 2018

This is a problem with Mailman -- but you don't help it any by 
publishing this to a bunch of publicly archived lists.


At 09:33 PM 6/2/2018, Kyle Borah via Mabs wrote:
>David Andrews,
>I am subscribed to a few of the local Missouri NFB email lists. We 
>get monthly emails about or list subscriptions and how to change the 
>subscriptions  if needed. These emails include the passwords in 
>plaintext. I am honestly not sure who to send this to so I'm sending 
>it to you and I will also be forwarding it to both of these lists below.
>I am currently studying for a computer science degree with an 
>emphasis in cyber security. This brakes so many rules of proper 
>password management I am flabbergasted it has continued like this in 
>2018. i have included my monthly email for June with my own 
>passwords obfuscated. although, you probably have access to my 
>passwords  anyway... Please let me know if you have any questions or 
>if i can provide anymore information.
>email is below;
>This is a reminder, sent out once a month, about your nfbnet.org 
>mailing list memberships.  It includes your subscription info and how
>to use it to change it or unsubscribe from a list.
>You can visit the URLs to change your membership status or
>configuration, including unsubscribing, setting digest-style delivery
>or disabling delivery altogether (e.g., for a vacation), and so on.
>In addition to the URL interfaces, you can also use email to make such
>changes.  For more info, send a message to the '-request' address of
>the list (for example, nfbmo-request at nfbnet.org 
><mailto:nfbmo-request at nfbnet.org>) containing just the
>word 'help' in the message body, and an email message will be sent to
>you with instructions.
>If you have questions, problems, comments, etc, send them to
>nfbmo-owner at nfbnet.org <mailto:nfbmo-owner at nfbnet.org>.  Thanks!

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