Phishing Feature: Convert HTML To Text
roger at RUDNICK.COM.BR
Fri Oct 21 14:16:50 IST 2005
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I thing it would be a good idea...
In my opinion, the 2 functions used in conjunction would be the best
solution. I would use the warning beside the link, and the text conversion
used at the same time...
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From: "Julian Field" <MailScanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
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Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 10:47 AM
Subject: Re: Phishing Feature: Convert HTML To Text
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> On 21 Oct 2005, at 13:39, Dhawal Doshy wrote:
> > Julian Field wrote:
> >> I have just added a comment to the article. Sending plain text
> >> messages doesn't help at all. It is trivial to write an HTML
> >> email message that looks exactly like a plain text one when
> >> viewed in all the most popular email apps.
> > Agreed, but what i'm suggesting is forcibly converting the html
> > message to text by removing all links/frames/tags/objects and
> > replace the links with the plaintext (href) values if the option
> > (Convert Phishing HTML To Text) is set in MailScanner.conf as done
> > in the "Convert HTML To Text" option.
> That looks to be pretty easy.
> Do other people agree this would be a good idea?
> Would people use it?
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> Julian Field
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