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Phishing and Spammers
From: "Geo." <geoincidents () nls net>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 15:23:05 -0400
I would appreciate hearing a little feedback on this idea.
It strikes me that phishers and spammers have a vulnerability that we have
not yet exploited. They collect information, granted the returns are small
but since email is cheap they send out tons and those tons net them a
Why not encourage everyone to reply to phishers and spammers with fake
information? Get a spam, order it using a fake name and credit information.
Get a phishing mail, go login to change your ebay/paypal password with fake
GIGO, you know? I mean if they are getting a 1% or 2% return then if the
same ratio were to respond with bad information it would make a lot of work
for the folks profitting from these activities.
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