Using Bugzilla to hide spam sites

Gervase Markham gerv at
Mon May 14 12:36:27 UTC 2007

Christopher Hicks wrote:
> Arms races are unwinnable, but sometimes its the only practical
> solution.  Checking URL's in attachments against the various spam URL
> databases would seem harmless and take care of most of the problem
> for a little while.  It won't win any races, but if it puts us ahead
> for a lap or two, so be it.

It wouldn't even put us ahead this lap. The attachment I linked to 
obfuscates the redirect URL using JavaScript.

We could fix that, of course, if browsers supported serving content with 
a HTTP header which said "no script allowed"...


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