[Beowulf] possible bogus emails from globus?
greg.matthews at diamond.ac.uk
Wed May 21 08:33:06 PDT 2014
On 20/05/14 16:58, Gregory Matthews wrote:
> anyone else receive a request to validate a new password at globus.org?
looks like the email was genuine at least. Globus support were actually
sorry for the noise.
> I received the following text in an email (url obfuscated):
> Hello greg matthews,
> Please follow this link to enter your new password:
> https://www.globus.org/NewPassword?validation_code=<some code here>
> All the best,
> The Globus Team
> the headers show that it was received from:
> Received: from unknown (HELO a9-80.smtp-out.amazonses.com) (22.214.171.124)
> engine19-1277-1.icritical.com (qpsmtpd/0.28) with ESMTP; Tue, 20 May 2014
> 01:55:46 +0100
> which appears to be an Amazon network.
> My paranoia is telling me that someone has brute-forced my password and
> has attempted to change it...
Greg Matthews 01235 778658
Scientific Computing Group Leader
Diamond Light Source Ltd. OXON UK
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