[Dshield] Increase in email address validation scheme

Abuse abuse at what4now.com
Wed Mar 16 06:29:49 GMT 2005


** Reply to message from "Jon R. Kibler" <Jon.Kibler at aset.com> on Tue, 15 Mar
2005 11:10:18 -0500

> In recent days we have seen a substantial increase in an old email address validation scheme. The 
> scheme works by inserting a URL into an html email, where the URL references a 1x1 transparent GIF 
> file.

One of the reasons I open email in text mode ONLY.

As far as I am concerned email should be only text no HTML as it is a waist of
bandwidth.



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