[Owasp-board] Fwd: OWASP .net email addresses and domain

Noreen Whysel noreen.whysel at owasp.org
Wed Aug 19 21:43:36 UTC 2015


I have noticed on the Google Admin site that a lot of emails are set up to
have the owasp.net address as an alias, FYI.

Noreen Whysel
Community Manager
OWASP Foundation

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 5:05 PM, Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Thanks for taking this up!
>
> Cheers,
> -martin
>
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 10:37 PM, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I replied to Martin's first email which regrettably had a bad
>> address.  Here's what didn't make it to the Board list:
>>
>> [snip]
>> Martin,
>>
>> From what I can tell, we never owned it or it expired before Mark Bristow
>> consolidated all the domains the Foundation owned years ago.
>>
>> I say that based on the fact that Mark setup a bunch of conference
>> domains with GoDaddy back around 2009-ish when he was part of the
>> conference committee.  Either at that time, or when the Foundation migrated
>> off hardware at Aspect's headquarters, the Foundation owned domain names
>> were consolidated at GoDaddy.
>>
>> I just logged in to that account and no owasp.net is present and all the
>> domains are set to auto-renew so I doubt we let ownership slip.
>>
>> Whois for the current owner is at:
>> http://www.networksolutions.com/whois/results.jsp?domain=owasp.net
>>
>> HTH
>> [snip]
>>
>> --
>> -- Matt Tesauro
>> OWASP WTE Project Lead
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_Project
>> http://AppSecLive.org - Community and Download site
>> OWASP OpenStack Security Project Lead
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_OpenStack_Security_Project
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 3:35 PM, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> This sounds like something for Matt to look into so I'm adding him.
>>> Looks like there was a wordpress site there that has gotten taken over by a
>>> domain spammer.  Not good if we actually own owasp.net.
>>>
>>> ~josh
>>>
>>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Martin Knobloch <
>>> martin.knobloch at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I noticed quite a few are using @owasp.net email addresses. Just had a
>>>> look on http://owasp.net, but that has nothing to do with OWASP.
>>>> How comes?
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> -martin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
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