Text shows something different than what is there.
campbell at cnpapers.com
Wed Nov 28 14:02:11 GMT 2007
Scott Silva wrote:
> on 11/27/2007 2:11 PM Steve Campbell spake the following:
>> Sorry if this has been discussed before. I may have not realized what
>> was being discussed until I saw it in front of me.
>> We are getting tons of email with different sexual content. When
>> viewing the source of the email through Thunderbird, a few of the
>> lines show up like the following:
>> IF YOU WANT TO F wol UC sty K SOMEBODY,
>> F oy U zb CK YOURSELF & SAVE YOUR MONEY!
>> The email when viewed normally through Thunderbird (and probably most
>> other clients) is different. If you remove all of the lower case
>> letters and the spaces around them, you'll see what the viewed text
>> is displaying.
>> Can anyone explain what is going on there and a pretty good way to
>> block this. The F-word is pretty blatant in these.
>> Steve Campbell
> If you can post a raw sample somewhere, we could try it and see what
> existing stuff might hit it.
Thanks for the reply.
Upon further review of the messages on other machines using other
browsers, I find some HTML or something using bracketed "span" tags in
between the letters.
I'm not sure the best way to stop it for now, but at least I have a clue
as to what's going on.
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