thats a great outcome, thanks to those that have made this happen

On 19 August 2017 at 07:19, Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Great to see this, thanks!
>
> Todd
>
> On Aug 18, 2017 5:15 PM, "Danny Horn" <dh...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > The Community Tech team has released a new security feature this week:
> > LoginNotify, which gives you a notification when someone tries and fails
> to
> > log in to your account. This project was wish #7 on the 2016 Community
> > Wishlist Survey [1].
> >
> > Here’s how it works:
> >
> > If someone tries and fails to log in to your account from a device or an
> IP
> > address that hasn’t logged into your account recently, then you’ll get an
> > on-wiki notification at the first attempt. For a familiar device or IP
> > address, you’ll get an on-wiki notification after 5 failed logins. This
> is
> > on by default, but you can turn it off in your preferences; you can also
> > turn on email notifications.
> >
> > It’s also possible to turn on email notifications when there’s a
> successful
> > login from a new device or IP address. This is turned off by default, but
> > it might be useful for admins or other functionaries who are concerned
> that
> > their user rights could be misused. This means that you’ll get a
> > notification every time you log in from a new device or IP address.
> >
> > We want to take this opportunity to thank Brian Wolff for all his work in
> > writing the underlying extension for this feature.
> >
> > There’s more information on the feature on the Community Tech project
> page
> > on Meta, and please feel free to post questions on the talk page:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech/LoginNotify
> >
> > PS: If you’re wondering what happened to the Syntax Highlighting beta
> > feature that we deployed a couple weeks ago and then had to roll back:
> > it’ll be back soon!
> >
> > [1]: 2016 Community Wishlist Survey:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2016_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Results
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