On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Rick
Merrill<rick0.merr...@gmail.nospam.com> wrote:
> Paul Hartman wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 4:55 PM, Richard Owlett<rowl...@pcnetinc.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Why would SeaMonkey 1.1.17 flag a message with "SeaMonkey thinks this
>>> message might be an email scam." ?
>>> The visual presentation is similar to what Mozilla uses to flag possible
>>> "Junk" messages.
>>> I've confirmed by personal telephone call that the email was legit. I'd
>>> like
>>> to tell sender what they did that raised the warning.
>>> Suggestions?
>>> TIA
>> I think one of the more common reasons for this is if there is a link
>> in an HTML e-mail which has text that doesn't match it. For example if
>> the text says http://www.yahoo.com but the link actually goes
>> someplace else.
> Yes. That is extremely common because many people are accustomed to HTML
> composition where the "link" has a text name and the 'URL" beneath it is,
> well, an URL.

That shouldn't be a problem; I was speaking of cases where the text
contains a different URL. Phishing e-mails do this almost every time.
For example, the link text will be http://www.paypal.com but the
actual URL when you click it goes to
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