[Full-disclosure] Suspicious URL in IDS
andfarm at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 23:59:12 GMT 2007
On 03 Nov 07, at 16:24, Kelly Robinson wrote:
> Is the following URL valid? http://email@example.com
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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