Re: Here is an interesting SPAM trick

From: George Hester (hesterloli@hotmail.com)
Date: 04/02/03


From: "George Hester" <hesterloli@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 00:01:40 -0500


They have access to a free webhosting site such as geocities? Hmmm... that's a new one.

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George Hester
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"David Robbins" <drobbins@eprisolutions.com> wrote in message news:uyYeXpE#CHA.3008@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
> it would show in the web server log so they could go through after a few
> days and process the server log to see who had clicked on the link.
> 
> "George Hester" <hesterloli@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:uyH8aZ99CHA.824@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
> Yeah I tried looking in the page to see where the parameter gets called but
> didn't see anything in it.
> 
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> George Hester
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> "David Robbins" <drobbins@eprisolutions.com> wrote in message
> news:#2i8qo49CHA.2040@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> > more likely its a way to track who is going to the web site.  that random
> > looking parameter is probably unique to your copy of the junk mail so they
> > can tell who loaded the page... just another way of verifying real mail
> > addresses and tracking potential suckers.
> >
> > "George Hester" <hesterloli@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:OLw0fM09CHA.2704@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
> > No scripting in here or downloading of any nastys.  It just a trick and
> > kinda neat.  It seems to be a way of avoiding advertisements at the free
> > webhosting site yahoo.
> >
> > http://www.geocities.com/boesten0480bo/
> >
> > Here you will see a very silly page that looks like "she" is going to read
> > your future or something.
> >
> > Then try this:
> >
> > http://www.geocities.com/boesten0480bo/?q=MzMjYzOC1hYWNzNjM0ODg4
> >
> > Notice it is the same site but has a parameter attched to it.
> >
> > Where are these things thought up?
> >
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> > George Hester
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