[LINK] Another example of an email "web bug"
Fri, 31 Aug 2001 16:59:56 +1000
At 7:59 PM +1000 30/8/01, Richard Archer wrote:
>My interest piqued I decided to look into this message a little deeper.
>I found that all the links within the body of the message, while they
>looked like www.vodafone.com.au/myvodafone, were in fact links to
>Undoubtedly the 3212710 allows Double Click to identify which link was
>clicked on, and 6244713 is my very own personal magic number.
The result is they can build a database which ties your phone number
and email address to an IP number and thence likely physical
phone +61 2 6241 7659