Now more than ever is no time to be slack about security. The folks at WordPress.org realize that the popularity of their Content Management System makes it target for bad guys looking for large numbers of potential targets. Therefore, when they noticed what the deemed suspicious activity surrounding three popular plugins and took swift action.
While some might consider password resets a bit of an inconvenience, I think this and their other actions are wholly justifiable and I salute them for taking swift action and warning their user community.
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