At 06:32 AM 4/26/2004, you wrote:
>On Saturday, April 24 we learned of a situation that compromised the
>passwords for the MSU NetIDs of a number of users. This morning, Monday,
>April 26, we are mailing the attached memo to all affected users.  The memo
>urges users to change their passwords immediately.  Due to the nature of the
>compromise, the window for password changes lasts from 6:00 a.m. until 1:00
>p.m.  At 1:00 p.m., any affected users who have not changed their passwords
>will have their passwords disabled.
>Tom Davis, Director of Academic Computing and Network Services, is also
>sending an e-mail about this situation to deans, directors, and chairs.
>Rich Wiggins
>Senior Information Technologist, Academic Computing and Network Services
>Michigan State University
>517-355-4500 x 149, [log in to unmask]


Any information on how this occurred?  Several of my users' accounts were
compromised, as well as my own.  Needless to say, I have a lot of upset people
here looking for answers.



Matthew Farra
Microcomputer Hardware/Software Coordinator
Remote Sensing & GIS Research and Outreach Services, Michigan State University
email: [log in to unmask] - phone: 517.432.3720 - fax: 517.353.1821