phishing sites: local and remote

David Lee t.d.lee at
Sat Feb 14 16:16:18 GMT 2009

On Tue, 10 Feb 2009, Julian Field wrote:

> Are lots of other people seeing this sort of attack?
> If so, is it worth my while doing something about it?
> I'm not going to start coding for 1 site (sorry David), but if plenty of
> people are seeing this then I could possibly do something.

Understood.  Thanks for the consideration.  It is, at present, minor.

Two other things (earlier threads) are much higher up the MS wish-list:

o  thread "Anti-spear-phishing sa-update channel"; sub-thread about MS
    installation (on Centos etc., at least) putting as much in place as
    reasonably possible (scripts, cron jobs) to reduce end-user stuff as
    much as reasonably possible

o  crash-resilience (the discussion about MS/perl segfaulting etc; and
    avoiding its side-effects by (perhaps) a lightweight database of email
    actively being processed etc.)

If you go ahead, I'm happy to try to beta-test them.

All the best.


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