Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing

Steven Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Fri Feb 10 14:20:57 CST 2012


On Feb 10, 2012, at 12:29 30PM, Randy Bush wrote:

>> So because of phishing, nobody should send messages with URLs in them?
> 
> more and more these days, i have taken to not clicking the update messages, 
> but going to the web site manyually to get it.

Yup -- I wrote about that a while back (https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2011-10/2011-10-02.html)
> 
> waaaay to much phishing, and it is getting subtle and good.
> 


What's the line -- "I know I'm paranoid, but am I paranoid enough?"

		--Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb








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