[Mimedefang] Enlisting registrars in fighting phishing and other scams

Jim McCullars jim at info.uah.edu
Wed Aug 22 12:02:00 EDT 2007

On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 WBrown at e1b.org wrote:

> During the body tests, find url like http :
> //cheapdrugzhere.tld/something/somethingelse
> whois cheapdrugzhere.tld -> parse for registrar
> If registrar not listed, continue.  If listed, reject.

   I've thought about doing something similar, like maybe seeing when the
domain was registered and if it was within the past few days, refuse it.
Problem is, not all registrars run a decent whois server (which itself
might be a candidate for refusal).

Jim McCullars
University of Alabama in Huntsville

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