Phishing net behaving strangely

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Fri Apr 8 16:46:11 IST 2005

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Denis Beauchemin wrote:

> Hello,
> I am testing the phishing net for the first time.  I use MS 4.40.11 on 
> a brand new machine.  Language.conf contains:
> PossibleFraudStart = <font color="red"><b>MailScanner soup&ccedil;onne 
> le lien
> PossibleFraudEnd = d'&ecirc;tre une tentative de fraude de la part 
> de</b></font>
> Here is what I sent to test (I added some underscores to make sure my 
> message would not be trapped again):
> <a href="http_:_//_132_._210_._0_._0/">bad tag</a><br>
> Here is what I got:
> <a href="http_:_//_132_._210_._0_._0/"><font 
> color="red"><b>MailScanner soup&ccedil;onne le lien "" 
> d'&ecirc;tre une tentative de fraude de la part de</b></font> pas le 
> bon</a><br>
> Which makes MS' message appear as a link.  The message translates to: 
> MS believes the link "" to be a phishing fraud attempt from 
> bad tag.
> Is this normal behaviour?
I just tried it again after changing MS' setup to English and the 
results are the same: MS' warning is inside the link...  so I guess it 
is normal behaviour...

I just noticed Martin's answer.  I noticed the setup for IP addresses 
and I think it should be on on my servers.


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