30 May '11, 12pm

Spammers Abusing Domain Parking Service Security Hole: As first reported on the Symantec blog, Symantec software...

Spammers Abusing Domain Parking Service Security Hole Posted on May 30th, 2011 by admin in Domain News | No Comments » As first reported on the Symantec blog , Symantec software recently detected spammers abusing a security hole at large domain parking services. Symantec has consequently “automatically blocked tens of thousands of these domains”. The security hole relates to an open redirect script hosted on said parking service providers, which can be used by spammers to redirect to other sites. How exactly did spammers exploit this security hole? It’s actually quite simple. Say cooking.com happens to be parked on a parking service provider with this particular security hole. The spammers send an email with text similar to the one below to people they spam: “Hello, I’d love for you to check out what I have been cooking lately. Just click below: http://www.cooking.com/redi...

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