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Re: .MAC Webmail phishing attack
From: Peter John Hill <phill () andrew cmu edu>
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 09:53:33 -0500
--On Tuesday, March 23, 2004 8:58 AM +0000 rabbit food
<r4bb1t_f00d () yahoo co uk> wrote:
It may be possible to redirect a naive .Mac webmail
user, to another site, possibly, one mocked up as
webmail (a user may ignore the fact SSL is not
How is this different from <<ANY>> other redirect attack. Why is this a ".MAC
Webmail phishing attack" ???
Is there anything special about .mac webmail that makes this kind of attack any
easier? This is not some intuitive leap here...
Now the IE obfuscated (look up the definition in dictionary.com) redirection
bug, that was good. It could even be crafted to make the little lock icon
I just don't want some ignorant reporter reading your message and thinking "oh
my god, Apple's email service is full of holes!!!"
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