[Mimedefang] Big spam

Andrew J Caird andrew.caird at fccc.edu
Wed Nov 19 09:11:18 EST 2003

On Wed, 19 Nov 2003, Joseph Brennan wrote:

> While I'm writing, here's an interesting new URL obfuscation in
> another spam seen today.  We've all seen the gimmick with @.  I've
> never seen * before.  The effective URL is what's after the *.
> <a href="http://srd.yahoo.com/drst/bleeker/*http://www.8u7hb.com/in/">

  I wonder how long Yahoo will let people use their redirect service for
  such purposes, and how they will prevent it's abuse (perhaps requiring a
  certain referrer tag?).

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