[MlMt] Skull 💀 emoji in the From header
guitest02 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 16:46:52 EST 2021
Actually it's a MailMate feature:
Whenever the name part of an address header contains a @ then it’s
replaced with a skull (💀). That should at least make the user aware
of simple attempts to spoof an address header.
On 30 Jan 2021, at 16:38, mlmt at rhp.tw wrote:
> Sometimes I will receive an email that have the skull emoji (💀) in
> the **From** header. At first I thought this might be due to some
> autocorrect/auto-substitution that is enabled on my computer (like
> turning a smiley emoticon to an emoji), but that does not seem to be
> the case. I also looked at the raw message of the emails and didn't
> see anything unusual. Both these messages were downloaded from Gmail
> and when I look there the skull isn't present. How is this happening?
> Here is an example message from Citibank/Best Buy
> The **From** header is "bestbuycard at info.accountonline.com"
> <<alerts at citibank.com>>
> !(cid:C93864B4-EFB7-4452-B0DA-F9456F97E229 at rhp.tw "Screenshot.jpg")
> This one is from CardPointers: "Emmanuel @ CardPointers"
> <ejc_at_getcardpointers_com_uyj8uazgcq_8498eab2 at privaterelay.appleid.com>
> !(cid:520D4413-5503-47E8-AF3B-032DCCE36B38 at rhp.tw "Screenshot2.png")
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