Fwd: Matrix.org security breach

Forwarding to infrastructure-announce as well.


---------- Forwarded message ---------
Da: Bartłomiej Piotrowski <bpiotrowski gnome org>
Date: ven 12 apr 2019 alle ore 16:30
Subject: Matrix.org security breach
To: <foundation-list gnome org>, <desktop-devel-list gnome org>

The team behind Matrix.org announced[1] yesterday that an attacker
gained access to the production database, including users passwords used
for NickServ authentication with bridged network like Freenode or

While Matrix bridge is still down, we recommend users who were using
Matrix.org to access irc.gnome.org or Freenode to change their passwords
using following command in IRC client like Polari while logged in with

    /msg NickServ SET PASSWORD newpassword


[1] https://matrix.org/blog/2019/04/11/security-incident/
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