[Imc-bristol-tech] Re: [IMC-bristol] front page issue
jamie at shareable.org
Wed Oct 6 03:33:45 PDT 2004
arclightfire at hushmail.com wrote:
> This is appearing in the Bristol Indymedia site:
> You have been diverted to this Web page because there is currently an
> issue with your PIPEX Internet connection.
> Please login here with exactly the same details as you normally use to
> connect to the Internet. This will help us to quickly diagnose the problem
> with your connection and offer appropriate help.
> Your login must be complete with realm (the part after the "@") and will
> normally be in a format like zzz99 at dial.pipex.com or xxxx99 at xtreme3.pipex.net
> (PIPEX Xtreme ADSL customers should note that your network login is not
> the same as your PIPEX email address.)
Assuming PIPEX are used by BIMC, I would _telephone_ PIPEX at this point.
It could be a scam -- somebody could have hacked the site or hijacked
the IP address -- in order to harvest peoples' PIPEX passwords.
It's probably legitimate, but best to be sure.
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