[Full-disclosure] Who Do I Contact?
ltr at isc.upenn.edu
Mon Apr 24 14:29:17 BST 2006
I don't know how it works at other universities but an email to the
president of the university normally gets the appropriate attention. Or
give the president's office a call. They would take this very seriously.
I can't believe it is this difficult to report such a vulnerable situation.
On 4/24/06 9:19 AM, "Michael Holstein" <michael.holstein at csuohio.edu> wrote:
>> I am sorry I am not going to say who the school is.
> Have you tried posting to EDUCAUSE or UNISOG (the second is a
> security-only group for .edus). A post there (with the same detail-level
> you already provided, requesting a security contact) -- will probably at
> least find you someone who knows the right person to call.
> You can also email the folks at SANS/ISC (isc.sans.org) and they will
> help do the legwork. They keep everything confidential.
> I assume you've already tried everything you can find in whois, and
> tried all the generic (security@, abuse@, postmaster@, etc) addresses.
> Also hit their website and find the phonebook (most all publish this
> someplace) and try to search by department and find a title that sounds
> close to what you need.
> Most any decent size .edu will all have somebody that can recognize the
> risk and demand it be taken off-line until fixed. Nobody wants to get
> embarrased in the news.
> Michael Holstein CISSP GCIA
> Cleveland State University
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