Security consideration: math symbols in an exotic IP address format in a phishing mail
cloos at jhcloos.com
Tue May 19 01:29:41 CDT 2020
> I don’t know why such an address is accepted in the authority
> part of a HTTPS URI of current browsers.
at least not here.
for me, pasting 𝟎𝟓𝟔𝟕𝟏𝟑𝟔𝟎𝟑𝟎𝟐 into a browser’s address bar leads to an
http GET, not to an https one.
(which comic was that where the kids were intentionally using integers
instead of dns to asccess web sites to confuse anyonewatching them?)
James Cloos <cloos at jhcloos.com> OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6
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