[LAU] [Off topic] lists.linuxaudio.org mailing list memberships reminder

Jeremy Jongepier jeremy at autostatic.com
Wed Jan 2 20:47:33 CET 2019

On 1/2/19 4:38 PM, mailing at joergsorge.de wrote:
> Hi,
> I've a question.
> The List-System is sending the reminder once a month.
> It includes the password unencrypted.
> Is this a good idea?

From a security point of view no. You can't fully trust the path your
mails are traveling. And if your fetching your mail with standard IMAP
on port 143 or even POP3 then it's definitely insecure. We could disable
this feature, I'd be very much in favor for doing so.


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