Anti-phish 'fake URL' rule idea

I have a great idea for an anti-phishing rule, detecting links that claim to be linking to a different URL than their real target! Will it work?

Take a look at bug 4255 in our Bugzilla -- this idea has been tried in many forms, and mostly unsuccessfully. A lot of nonspam senders use this, for some reason.

Here are some examples of real-world false positives:

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If you'd like to comment further, please do so on bug 4255.

AntiPhishFakeUrlRule (last edited 2009-09-20 23:17:30 by localhost)