[cryptome] Re: [Cryptography] Why is emailing me my password?

  • From: John Young <jya@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Greg <greg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,cypherpunks@xxxxxxxxxx, cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx,<cryptography@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:02:51 -0400

The several crypto lists run by mailman email passwords monthly.
Open crypto lists are not meant to be more trustworthy than open

At 10:28 AM 10/1/2013, you wrote:
This falls somewhere in the land of beyond-the-absurd.

Just got this message from your robot:

On Oct 1, 2013, at 5:00 AM, mailman-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> If you have questions, problems, comments, etc, send them to
> mailman-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxx.  Thanks!
> Passwords for greg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> List                                     Password // URL
> ----                                     --------
> cryptography@xxxxxxxxxxxx                iPoopInYourHat
> http://www.metzdowd.com/mailman/options/cryptography/greg%40kinostudios.com

So, my password, iPoopInYourHat, is being sent to me in the clear by your servers.

Of all the places on the internet, this would be on the last places I would expect this to happen.

- Greg

Please do not email me anything that you are not comfortable also sharing with the NSA.

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