[Owasp-leaders] Possible misuse of owasp.org wiki space

Rogan Dawes rogan at dawes.za.net
Mon Jun 28 09:09:13 EDT 2010


On 2010/06/28 3:05 PM, dinis cruz wrote:
> Nice catch Paolo
>
> I've also just deleted that page
> (http://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_to_rip_DVD_movies_to_iPhone_4_easily) and
> also the user's page (http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=User:Xiaoa)
>
> This seem to be an common tactic designed to get results on Google
> (http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=%22How+to+rip+DVD+movies+to+iPhone+4+easily%22&btnG=Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=
> <http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=%22How+to+rip+DVD+movies+to+iPhone+4+easily%22&btnG=Search&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=>)
>   I would be nice to have an easy way to alert the other MediaWiki
> admins of this issue
>
> This must have been created using a spam tool that supports MediaWiki
> websites
>
> Dinis Cruz
>

Don't forget to kill

<http://www.owasp.org/index.ph/How_to_convert_YouTube_to_iPhone_4_video>

and all the linked pictures, too.

Easiest is just to search

<http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=Special:RecentChanges&limit=500>

for xiaoa

Rogan

>
>
> On 28 June 2010 13:00, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org
> <mailto:kate.hartmann at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     I have blocked this user.  Thanks for the diligence, Paolo.
>
>     Kate Hartmann
>     OWASP Operations Director
>     9175 Guilford Road
>     Suite 300
>     Columbia, MD  21046
>
>     301-275-9403
>     kate.hartmann at owasp.org <mailto:kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
>     Skype:  kate.hartmann1
>
>
>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: Jim Manico [mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org
>     <mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>]
>     Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 7:16 AM
>     To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
>     <mailto:owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org>; Kate Hartmann
>     Subject: Re: [Owasp-leaders] Possible misuse of owasp.org
>     <http://owasp.org> wiki space
>
>     This user was just added a few days ago
>
>     http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=User:Xiaoa&action=history
>     <http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=User:Xiaoa&action=history>
>
>     In my opinion, please reduce access to
>     http://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Xiaoa,
>     Jim
>
>      > Hi leaders, with a bit of surprise I found this link in our wiki
>      >
>     (http://www.owasp.org/index.php?title=How_to_rip_DVD_movies_to_iPhone_4_easi
>     ly).
>      > I followed the link, thinking about an how to rip the Owasp Conf
>      > recorded videos, but this page seems completely unrelated to Owasp
>      > project intents.
>      >
>      > I think wiki model is Open and it's good but applying some rules as
>      > projects are growing can make our days.
>      > What about making a CMS software selection to allow chapter/project
>      > leaders to work on their related material and let the same for
>      > reviewers, news editors and people like them?
>      >
>      > Indeed, I think this content must be removed and the user prompted.
>      >
>      > Ciao ciao
>      > Paolo
>      >
>
>
>     --
>     Jim Manico
>     OWASP Podcast Host/Producer
>     OWASP ESAPI Project Manager
>     http://www.manico.net
>
>
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