[SURBL-Discuss] Capital One redirector
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track at Plectere.com
Thu Apr 14 05:02:54 CEST 2005
Worthless form letter - obviously no human ever read it. Also,
I was initially wrong, postmaster at capitolone.com *does* bounce. The chances
of my ever accepting a CapitolOne credit card offer have just gone to zero.
track at plectere.com
>From maverick at capitalone.com Wed Apr 13 19:35:10 2005
>Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 14:23:27 -0400
>To: "List Mail User" <track at Plectere.com>
>Subject: RE: [SURBL-Discuss] Capital One redirector
>From: Maverick <maverick at capitalone.com>
>X-Mailer: Kana 6.0
>X-MIME-Autoconverted: from quoted-printable to 8bit by Plectere.com id j3E2ZABh013550
>Thank you for notifying us of this suspicious email. Please note that the
>email was not originated by Capital One and you should not respond to it.
>While this email has not compromised Capital One's systems in any way, we
>take these incidents seriously and work with law enforcement agencies to
>In the future, you should respond to emails only sent from valid/secured
>websites. Make sure you are responding to an email from Capital One by
>typing in the url (or website address) and not clicking on a link. We
>would encourage you to contact the company [or Capital One] if you receive
>a questionable email to verify that it was sent from the company. To
>verify that emails are sent from Capital One or not, please forward them to
>Capital One at abuse at capitalone.com. Customer Relations representatives
>will respond in writing.
>We do appreciate your concerns and if you have additional questions, please
>do not hesitate to contact us.
>Capital One Services(R)
>Visit us online at http://www.capitalone.com, where you can access valuable
>products and services.
>Original Message Follows:
>>>From: Craig Baird [mailto:craig at xpressweb.com]
>>>Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 11:58 AM
>>>To: discuss at lists.surbl.org
>>>Subject: [SURBL-Discuss] Capital One redirector
>>>Wow! Look at this open Capital One redirector in a phishing
>>>spam. Talk about
>>>a phisher's dream come true!
>>HOLY Shiznat!! You have got to be kidding me! WOW!
>>What the hell are they thinking?
> Where's that list of redirectors?
> How do these large companies find such stupid people to do this
>for them? Wouldn't you think any programmer would tell his boss why
>these shouldn't exist? Or is there some book with an example every idiot
>is copying from?
> Paul Shupak
> track at plectere.com
>P.S. There seem to be no limits on where this one will take you, porn,
>and penis gadgets, etc..
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