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Offline Andy595

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Security e mail
« on: March 07, 2020, 03:50:08 PM »
Hi All
Just checking, has anybody else had an e mail from the forum to advise of a security breach and passwords being compromised?

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Re: Security e mail
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2020, 07:06:31 PM »
Everyone should have had it.

It is a precaution as much as anything..... and a timely reminder that if - like too many people - you use the same password on multiple sites , then to change it now.

The exposure that was identified was on the shop not the forum (registrations are separate) but you can never be too careful.....   
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Re: Security e mail
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2020, 08:21:44 AM »
Can you provide more details? Were the passwords encrypted? Has the site been patched? Etc.

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Re: Security e mail
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2020, 02:51:07 PM »
A comprehensive set of updates has been made, and the latest versions of Wordpress and all associated Plug Ins, some of which contained security fixes were all applied no later than last weekend.

As you may be aware, the Shop and the Forum are completely separate in registration terms, and the notification we got advising of as possible breach was for one admin user on the Shop side. We felt it important to advise everyone registered just on the forum as well, and to point out that if - as many people still do - you use the same password on more than one site, to change it everywhere you use it.   
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