Sort of OT; new eBay phish
bpope at wordstock.com
Wed Jan 18 08:18:00 CST 2006
> I stick with ancient e-mail software that doesn't let ne click on links.
> That doesn't attempt to decode/dsipaly html. And which certaily doesn't
> run executable programs (in any language).
> I am less likely to get caught by something like this because I will spot
> that the link doesn't go to ebay.co.uk or wherever, but goes to some
> totally unknown site. At which point I am pretty sure it's fraudulent
I use elm for my work email which does the same as you describe. For
personal email I use Thunderbird which will show the full link when
your mouse pointer hovers over it. (Plus you can also turn off
automatic picture get from the internet)
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