back to article Open redirect on UK council website was being used for Royal Mail-themed parcel payments scam

An open redirect on a UK council-backed property website allowed low-level miscreants to evade filters. The website operated by tech services biz Civica had an open redirect being actively abused by spammers, piggybacking off the website's domain authority so their messages weren't flagged up by scanning tools. Fortuitously, …

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  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    anyone who has ever clicked a link in a genuine marketing email spam


  3. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "We recently became aware of an issue relating to the website ... As a company, we have a strong track record in delivering robust security"

    Cognitive dissonance at its finest.

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