Insert link facilitates phishing attacks

Alex M (Coyo) coyo at
Tue Nov 19 14:15:17 EST 2013

On 11/19/2013 3:18 AM, Gasper Zejn wrote:
> Pidgin's feature insert link can be used to launch a phishing attack, see
> attached image.
> By inserting a link into description link, you can fool a more knowledgeable
> person thinking he is clicking a link to page A, when in fact the link will
> take him to page B.
> kind regards,
> Gašper Žejn

That's hilarious. The mouseover is a good counter, though. People should 
use their tooltips more. It's a handy tool.

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