sorry for the late reply to this thread.
On 17/03/2018 08:24, Liam Wyatt wrote:
> “we encourage you to consider tools which block unwanted third-party
> scripts like the one provided by Facebook.”
> - where can I go to learn more about that specifically?
Here's two browser add-ons (free
Thank you to folks that responded for your comments and questions.
There are staff from multiple departments within the Wikimedia Foundation
reviewing both this incident and possible improvements to prevent similar
incidents in the future. Since security discussions can sometimes reveal
Thank you for letting us know early on. I would also want to see a post-mortem
on this and I hope the steps taken to mitigate the risk will be consistent with
the ones taken on the recent fa.wiki criptocurrency case.
În 17 martie 2018 03:57:28 EET, Gregory Varnum
https://disconnect.me works well for this with both AdBlock (which can
do the same thing by itself with its advanced options) and AdBlock
Plus (which can't, and is a completely different product.)
On Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 1:24 AM, Liam Wyatt wrote:
> How insidious!
“we encourage you to consider tools which block unwanted third-party
scripts like the one provided by Facebook.”
- where can I go to learn more about that specifically?
Thank you Greg, for having the unenviable task of being the bearer of bad
news, and to all those involved in
Thank you and the WMF for sharing this information so quickly after the event.
It’s regrettable that this happened, but openness is the best way forward here.
The WMF is being exceptional both with spotting this kind of issue so quickly
and being publicly open about the fact that
On 14 March and 15 March 2018, a CentralNotice banner appeared to some
logged-out users viewing English Wikipedia pages. The banner contained
from those who visited a page with a banner. The banner was prepared by the