Spammer Hiding Techniques

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Escaping: This technique uses legal URL formatting to hide the address. Escaping encodes the URL with a percent sign followed by a hexidecimal code. An escaped URL can look like “http://%2E%2E%2E%48%20%18%32%2F%48…”. You can easily decode this by copying it into the location bar of your browser and hitting return. The status area of your browser will usually show you the translated address. If you don’t want to make your browser go the the URL, then you can decode the URL with a good old ASCII translation table. Many of these have decimal, hex, and octal codes for each character. Read the rest of this article>>

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