Phishing links

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Phishing Links are links that look as if they are trying to impersonate a different domain. Containing phishing like links in your E-Mail content is likely to get you blocked. Here are a few examples:

Standard link

<a href="">this</a>

The link looks like this. In this example:

Standard link with domain in text

Here is another example:

<a href=""></a>

This link is used to link directly to As you can see:

Phishing link

So far, so good. But the next example could lead to immediate blocks:

<a href=""></a>

The link and the link text are different domains:

Having a link link like this one in your E-Mail content will most likely get you blocked. It may look harmless, but replace "" with "" and you have a classic phishing attempt, whereby the phisher is luring someone to a false banking login from the Bank of America. A spamfilter doesn't know the difference. A spamfilter most likely only concludes, both domains are different and therefore it may be a phishing E-Mail.

Phishing Links in InboxSys app

To detect if you have phishing links in your message, send a message to your seedlist and look in the content section of the E-Mail analysis.