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Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 12:48:13 +0200
From: Jens Becker <>
To: Bakchodiya <>
Subject: Re: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook

you can also do it with HTML.
eg. <a href=""></a>
and in addition u can change the text wich is shown when the cursor is
over the link:
<a href=""

Sorry for my bad english.

On 5/18/05, Bakchodiya <> wrote:
> An issue has been discovered in MS Outlook (All
> Versions) where anyone can fake a URL & send it
> across.
> How does it work:
> Lets compose an email in MS Outlook, lets type
> & put a space after it to
> make it a link. Now put your cursor just before
> cybertrion & type any URL for eg:
> now send it to anyone. The
> receiver will see the URL as
> but when he clicks on it it will directly take him to
> I am not sure how critical this is but it can fool
> alot of people & result in download of a virus.
> For more details and Discovered by:
> Cybertrion Systems,
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Jens Becker
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