[Mimedefang] Re: [SURBL-Discuss] Fw: Interesting Phishing Trick

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Mar 17 13:17:22 EST 2006

Kevin A. McGrail wrote:

> For example, I receive a wide variety
> of news aggregation, press releases, etc. I'm seeing them use shortened URLs
> ala tinyurl that differ from the URL text / protocol.

A differing protocol is no excuse.  This kind of nonsense just encourages
phishing.  If you really need a redirector, then make it use https: also.
Or don't put the link as text; just use "Click Here" or something similar.



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