[Gllug] HTML Malware

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Thu Jul 6 12:39:58 UTC 2006

Quoting Mick Farmer <mick at dcs.bbk.ac.uk>:

> Dear GLLUGers,
> I'm having difficulty explaining to a colleague that HTML
> (e-mail) can contain malicious exploits.  Does anyone know
> where I can obtain a benign example that I can demonstrate?
> He's a Firefox user.

It can increase the spam that he gets, all it needs is a url like:


Where the wflsfslkfjjoiwfoiwfofl uniquely identifies the random email sent out
-- the spammer now knows that he has a valid address that is being read.

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