[Dshield] Incredible spam obfuscation (from MIMEDefang maillist)

Jon R. Kibler Jon.Kibler at aset.com
Thu Feb 19 22:12:04 GMT 2004


John Hardin wrote:
<SNIP!>
> > Although this particular email is rather innocuous, this technique
> > could EASILY be exploited to propagate any type of malware.
> 
> If your mail server's security system blocks or mangles active HTML
> (SCRIPT and similar tags), this attack is defused.

VERY true... but I seriously doubt that even 1% of mail servers do so.
Raising awareness of this was the point of my posting.

Jon
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Jon R. Kibler
Chief Technical Officer
A.S.E.T., Inc.
Charleston, SC  USA
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