[Translators-l] Urgent: Translating security message

Pine W wiki.pine at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 23:04:49 UTC 2016

Hi James, would it make sense to include information about the availability
of 2FA in this email too?


On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 2:48 PM, James Alexander <jalexander at wikimedia.org>

> Hi all,
> I apologize for the short notice but if anyone has a couple minutes to
> help translate a security message it would be great. We've been having some
> security  issues over the past couple days with compromised accounts and we
> want to make sure we get the message out to admins as much as possible.
> You can find the message for translation on meta at:
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Security/Password_reset
> I've also copied the text below for your benefit and if easier feel free
> to reply to me and I can enter it in as well.
> James
> *James Alexander*
> Manager, Trust & Safety
> *Message:*
> We are currently experiencing compromises of privileged wiki accounts by
> an unknown and unauthorized third party. It appears that this may be the
> result of weak or reused passwords.
> Community members are working along with members of multiple teams at the
> Foundation to address this issue.
> In the meantime, we are asking that everyone review the passwords that
> they have chosen for their wiki accounts. If you know that you've chosen a
> weak password, or if you've chosen a password that you are also using or a
> non-wiki account, please change those passwords.
> Select strong passwords -- eight or more characters long, and containing
> letters, numbers, and punctuation.
> --
> James Alexander
> Manager, Trust & Safety
> Wikimedia Foundation
> 415-839-6885 x6716 @Jamesofur
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