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[802SEC] news release from IEEE 802 participants should be aware of regarding

Dear EC members,

Please pass along the below information to your participants regarding the privacy of some IEEE user IDs and passwords that may have been compromised.

I haven't received any specific guidance from the IEEE at this time, but I believe it would be prudent to change your IEEE login password, I did.



News releases
IEEE Statement on Security Incident

25 September 2012 -- IEEE has become aware of an incident regarding inadvertent access to unencrypted log files containing user IDs and passwords. We have conducted a thorough investigation and the issue has been addressed and resolved. We are in the process of notifying those who may have been affected.

IEEE takes safeguarding the private information of our members and customers very seriously. We regret the occurrence of this incident and any inconvenience it may have caused.

Francine Tardo
1 732 465 5865

Rodney Spady
1 732 562 6822

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