[Standards-JIG] proto-JEP: Best Practices toPrevent PhishingAttacks on the Jabber/XMPP Network

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Wed Nov 16 17:49:37 UTC 2005


Tomasz Sterna wrote:
> 2005/11/16, Ian Paterson <ian.paterson at clientside.co.uk>:
>> Perhaps you could (also) provide a more realistic example e.g. the
>> substitution of one letter wih a number.
> 
> Or l with I. With most non-sherif fonts these are literally unrecognisable.

Sure. The example people always use is paypa1.com (with the number 
"one") vs. paypal.com (with the letter "el") so perhaps I'll use that. I 
kind of like that Cherokee example, though. ;-)

Peter

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