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Re: [OM] fake paypal message!!!

Subject: Re: [OM] fake paypal message!!!
From: Doug <dhsmith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 20:50:36 -0500
On Wednesday November 19 2003 7:07 pm, Bernard Frangoulis wrote:
I've been getting a variation on this with various headers from "Microsoft". 
These have .exe and .bat files. I've have my filters in kmail set to dump 
them in a junk folder. I wonder how many people are infecting themselves, 
since I receive about 8 a day 
> >There is another 'clever' variation of this fake message that puts the
> >email text into a graphic (however, it looks just like a regular text
> >message).  The link in the 'text' is the actual link to PayPal, but when
> >you click on it, since the entire message is an embedded graphic with a
> >hyperlink, the link actually goes to a fake PayPal site where your
> >information is forwarded to the author.
>
> Just one more reason to refuse HTML and embedded graphics in mails.
>
> bernard
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