[Full-disclosure] Re: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook
From: Harshad (harshad_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 22:07:54 -0700 (PDT) To: email@example.com
This issue was originally discovered by Harry from http://www.securityalertz.com & http://www.Harry-Inc.com The article is stolen from http://www.securityalertz.com/Article805.html posted on May 06 2005 ..Lol....the poser below copies most of the articles from Securityalertz on his so called security sites claiming them to be his....
Bakchodiya <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:An issue has been discovered in MS Outlook (All
Versions) where anyone can fake a URL & send it
How does it work:
Lets compose an email in MS Outlook, lets type
http://www.cybertrion.com & put a space after it to
make it a link. Now put your cursor just before
cybertrion & type any URL for eg:
http://www.foo-labs.info now send it to anyone. The
receiver will see the URL as http://www.foo-labs.info
but when he clicks on it it will directly take him to
I am not sure how critical this is but it can fool
alot of people & result in download of a virus.
For more details and Discovered by:
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