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Re: [vox-tech] OT: one of the most pernicious spams i've ever seen.
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Re: [vox-tech] OT: one of the most pernicious spams i've ever seen.



On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 06:30:32AM -0700, p@dirac.org wrote:
http:// www.citibank.com:ac=VybznNffNxknAUxPrfE2jYaQUptJ@a3ksd.PiSeM.NeT/3/ ?IYTEw
4eVTtbH1w6CpDrT
Maybe a way for places like Citibank, Paypal and other fraud prone sites
to help prevent this would be to check the referer, and if it's a strangely
formed url that looks like it might be fraudulent (uses username, lots of
encoded characters, etc), put up a fraud warning instead of the main page.

What do you guys think?

-- Mitch

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