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Has anyone else received email regarding security breach for posting here?

Original post made by JustWondering, Atherton: other, on May 5, 2011

Just wondering if anyone else has?!? Also, what is being done about it?

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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on May 5, 2011 at 9:08 pm

Yes


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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on May 5, 2011 at 10:29 pm

Yes


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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on May 5, 2011 at 11:12 pm

Yes.


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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on May 5, 2011 at 11:38 pm

I believe that this message was sent to all registered users.


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Posted by Central Menlo
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 9, 2011 at 5:10 pm

--------------------------------------------------
From: "Tom Gibboney" <tgibboney@almanacnews.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2011 9:23 PM
To:
Subject: Possible breach of your Almanac Online password

> Dear Almanac Online registered user:
>
> This morning we learned of a possible breach of the e-mail addresses and passwords belonging to registered users on the Almanac Online website (including the Town Square reader forum.)
>
> While no credit card or other information is involved, out of an abundance of caution we wanted to alert you that it is possible that someone gained access to the e-mail address and password you provided when registering.
>
> While you may easily change your password by going to the Almanac Online website, logging in and then clicking on "Edit User Info," the more important concern is that you may have used the same e-mail/password combination with financial or other institutions. If so, we strongly suggest that you change your password at those other institutions.
>
> We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. If you have any questions or would like assistance in changing your Almanac Online password, please don't hesitate to contact Frank Bravo, our webmaster, at webmaster@almanacnews.com or me at (650) 854-2626.
>
> Thank you.
>
> Tom Gibboney
> Publisher
>
>


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