[Dshield] New Paypal scam

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Mon Sep 22 16:42:33 GMT 2003


On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 09:15, Brenden Walker wrote:
> //www.paypal.com/@211.113.186.42/pp/processing.htm
> 
> Everything before the @ is considered a user name, this appears to have
> become a common way to trick people into clicking the link...cause gosh it
> sure looks like paypal.

...isn't the host part delimited by the forward slash, though?

That said, I wouldn't be at all surprised if the IE URL parser actually
*is* that broken.


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