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Re: Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing
From: Steven Bellovin <smb () cs columbia edu>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:20:57 -0500

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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