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    235 comments  ·  The new Outlook.com » Spam  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    I get a lot of phishing emails. Shouldn't it be simple enough to create a flag or function to check for something like this"

    Impersonating large tech companies
    - e.g. "Apple Account Security Update" in subject line but the real sender is some random address not at all related to Apple like "fxwrjj0wic8@goldgsuitese.com"
    - the links provided in the email (e.g. if I click on "Go to Apple ID Account") or also not at all Apple related, like this monstrosity:

    "https://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=http%3A%2F%2Fito.mx%2FLG6a&t=Zjg2YmM5MTIwNTA1N2FmOTdjYjIzYTFlZjI3OWVmNjQ3NWM3YjVkNyxMTDJZbHE4Sg%3D%3D&b=t%3AxGr0YlPS5Xwt-rzQ9mlZMQ&p=https%3A%2F%2Fwamfkwamfkawmfaw.t.umblr.com%2Fpost%2F188242125549&m=1?TrackID02957044OBZCYKFCUB"

    This seems like a very basic and fairly foolproof check to at least flag it as spam if not malicious phishing.

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