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Re: Phishing and Spammers
From: mikeiscool <michaelslists () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2006 10:06:45 +1000

On 6/15/06, Geo. <geoincidents () nls net> wrote:
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
profitable return.

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.

blue security ...

-- mic

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