Yahoo and their mail filters..

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Thu Feb 26 16:06:41 CST 2009


On Feb 26, 2009, at 2:00 PM, John R. Levine wrote:

>> You're that confident people know the difference between a real  
>> communication from a party they conversed with before and a phish  
>> designed to look like the same thing?
>

What I worry about is when software is used to scrape lists such as  
this and used to create
phishing based on actual emails, so you get phishes apparently from
people you know using their actual words.
When the botnets start doing that things could get nasty fast.

Regards
Marshall


> If it's a bank, probably not.  If it's a random online store,  
> there's about a 99.9% chance it's actual junk mail and .01% that  
> it's anything else.
>
> R's,
> John
>





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