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Re: Suspicious URL in IDS
From: Andrew Farmer <andfarm () gmail com>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 16:59:12 -0700
On 03 Nov 07, at 16:24, Kelly Robinson wrote:
Is the following URL valid? http://www.address.com () www sitenameremoved ru
Technically, yes. (It specifies that the client is to authenticate to www.sitenameremoved.ru
with the username "www.address.com".) It's often used in phishing
attempts, though, as a sufficiently long username can be used to
obscure the actual hostname and path.
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