Spam description with my name in it

John Graham Cumming is maintaining his Spammer’s Compendium and he is giving names to spam techniques.
I reported some time ago one technique used in PayPal phishing emails and he created a method: Cross your fingers and click (UH!Mustaca!HTML)

What: Making what looks like a valid link to PayPal turn into a link to a phishing site using a FORM and a cleverly constructed INPUT tag.
Date added: June 30, 2006
Example from the wild:
(Reported by Sorin Mustaca)



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Sorin Mustaca

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since year 2000 in the IT Security industry and worked between 2003-2014 for Avira as Product Manager for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Today he is an independent IT Security Consultant focusing on Cybersecurity, secure software development and security for IoT and Automotive. He is also running his personal blog Sorin Mustaca on Cybersecurity and is the author of the free eBook Improve your security .

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