Re: [Asrg] who gets the report, was We really don't need

Steve Atkins <steve@blighty.com> Mon, 08 February 2010 17:45 UTC

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On Feb 8, 2010, at 9:44 AM, Bart Schaefer wrote:

> On Feb 8,  3:33pm, John Levine wrote:
> }
> } If a spammer wants to confirm receipt, which very few of them do,
> } he uses web bugs.  I suppose info about the MUA might be marginally
> } useful, but if I were a spammer and knew that a recipient was
> } sufficiently annoyed to press the spam button, I'd take them off the
> } list.  I still have millions of other people to mail to, after all.
> 
> And what if you were not a spammer, but a phisher?


Much the same, as someone who knows that
the mail I'm sending is bogus is not an interesting phish target (heck,
someone who has a TiS button and isn't afraid to use it isn't
an interesting phish target).

Cheers,
  Steve