[Esd-l] Mangle of embedded URLs
SmartD at VMCMAIL.com
Fri Jan 7 12:09:37 PST 2005
Thanks for the suggestion Chris.
Haven't had a chance to dig in yet, but on first thought, wouldn't this
break any embedded images in a newsletter? My goal is to stop obfuscated
URLs that entice a user to click.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: esd-l-bounces at spconnect.com
> [mailto:esd-l-bounces at spconnect.com] On Behalf Of Chris Payne
> Sent: Friday, January 07, 2005 10:11 AM
> To: Smart,Dan; esd-l at spconnect.com
> Subject: Re: [Esd-l] Mangle of embedded URLs
> You could add a procmail rule to your global procmailrc with
> a Formail script to modify all occurances of http:// in the
> body of an email to weblink://
> The rest of the URL address is in tact, but cannot be
> executed because weblink:// is not legal.
> - Chris Payne
> On 7 Jan 2005 at 9:40, Smart,Dan wrote:
> > Happy New Year John!
> > Since we are getting more and more Phishing emails with
> bogus reply URLs,
> > is (would) it be possible to mangle in such a way that the
> URL is shown in
> > Outlook, but cannot be executed?
> > Most of these show a "nice name" but the embedded URL
> doesn't point there.
> > TIA
> > <<Dan>>
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