Official python list admins beware: Fwd: pymug at post from j.seal at requires approval

Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer arj.python at
Mon May 13 11:06:17 EDT 2019

Confirmation mails require only some words to be replied but that one asks
for passwords in plain text. Wonder if you guys also got it!

Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer |

---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: <pymug-owner at>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019, 18:51
Subject: pymug at post from j.seal at requires
To: <pymug-owner at>

As list administrator, your authorization is requested for the
following mailing list posting:

    List:    pymug at
    From:    j.seal at
    Subject: Webmail Update  ::

The message is being held because:

    The message is not from a list member

At your convenience, visit
to approve or deny the request.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Python HelpDesk <j.seal at>
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 14:34:53 +0000
Subject: Webmail Update  ::
Dear Email User,

Due to so many spam mails, we are currently updating our database to serve
you better.
To continue using your account, you must respond to this email by providing
the following information below:

Full Names :
E-mail Address :
Username :
Password :
Confirm Password :

NOTE : Your Account will be Disabled from our database if you do not
respond to this message.

Thank You !

Python Webmail Administrator.
© 2019 Python Cooperative. All rights served.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: pymug-request at
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 10:49:13 -0400
Subject: confirm ed9db80f83e18cbbbcbd8158c28cdd7db366e493
If you reply to this message, keeping the Subject: header intact,
Mailman will discard the held message.  Do this if the message is
spam.  If you reply to this message and include an Approved: header
with the list password in it, the message will be approved for posting
to the list.  The Approved: header can also appear in the first line
of the body of the reply.

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