[kmail2] [Bug 391517] New: Plain text link generation triggers scam detection

Kai Uwe Broulik bugzilla_noreply at kde.org
Wed Mar 7 12:17:49 GMT 2018


            Bug ID: 391517
           Summary: Plain text link generation triggers scam detection
           Product: kmail2
           Version: 5.7.2
          Platform: Other
                OS: Linux
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: NOR
         Component: general
          Assignee: kdepim-bugs at kde.org
          Reporter: kde at privat.broulik.de
  Target Milestone: ---

When you receive a plain text email with a http URL in it, it is turned into a
clickable link. The href of that link is lowercase so it will trigger the scam
detection because of URL title vs href mismatch.

Send a plain text email with content "test http://gOogle.com" (note the
uppercase O), opened it and got "This message may be scam" with details of "
This email contains a link which reads as 'http://gOogle.com' in the text, but
actually points to 'http://google.com/'. This is often the case in scam emails
to mislead the recipient"

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