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Date: Wed, 18 May 2005 16:27:02 -0700
From: Jesse Morgan <>
To: Bakchodiya <>
Subject: Re: Security issue in Microsoft Outlook

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You can also do that by adjusting the properties of the link. In the
same way you can take any text and make it into a link. If you view mail
in plain text only then it wont effect you.

The link text/actual url is an HTML anchor tag: <a
href="">text you see</a>

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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