Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Fri Feb 8 05:48:21 GMT 2008
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Mark Nienberg wrote:
| Jay Chandler wrote:
|> I'm sure this has been rehashed before, but...
|> *MailScanner has detected definite fraud in the website at
|> "tinyurl.com". Do /not/ trust this website:* http://tinyurl.com/blah
|> Obviously it's detecting the 301 redirect, but that doesn't
|> necessarily bespeak fraud. There are a lot of non-fraudulent things
|> that it could be, ranging from shock pictures to Rick Rolls to
|> inredibly long URLs.
|> Has anyone discussed changing the wording here?
| The wording is correct. This is the message that is displayed when a
| url is found in the list /etc/MailScanner/phishing.bad.sites.conf.
| These are known phishing sites. This is different from the case where a
| link target and text do not match, which is described as a "possible"
| That said, it is a little strange that tinyurl.com is listed in
| phishing.bad.sites.conf, but it is.
These things can point everywhere. So they should be approached with
caution. But the classification should be greyish instead of pitch black.
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>Q: Are you sure?
>>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?
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