Jon Baumgartner | 10 Jul 20:52 2007


Sometimes I get emails like this after YoSucker tries to fetch mail. Any idea what this is all about?

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From: Jonathan Baumgartner [email removed]
Date: Jul 10, 2007 2:45 PM
To: undisclosed-recipients

<!doctype html public "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" " ">
<html><head><title>Yahoo! - 400 Bad Request</title><style>
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body {font:small/1.2em arial,helvetica,clean,sans-serif;font:x-small;text-align:center;}table {font-size:inherit;font:x-small;}
html>body {font:83%/1.2em arial,helvetica,clean,sans-serif;}input {font-size:100%;vertical-align:middle;}p, form {margin:0;padding:0;}
p {padding-bottom:6px;margin-bottom:10px;}#doc {width:48.5em;margin:0 auto;border:1px solid #fff;text-align:center;}#ygma {text-align:right;margin-bottom:53px}
#ygma img {float:left;}#ygma div {border-bottom:1px solid #ccc;padding-bottom:8px;margin-left:152px;}#bd {clear:both;text-align:left;width:75%;margin:0 auto 20px;}
h1 {font-size:135%;text-align:center;margin:0 0 15px;}legend {display:none;}fieldset {border:0 solid #fff;padding:.8em 0 .8em 4.5em;}
form {position:relative;background:#eee;margin-bottom:15px;border:1px solid #ccc;border-width:1px 0;}
#s1p {width:15em;margin-right:.1em;}
form span {position:absolute;left:70%;top:.8em;}form a {font:78%/1.2em arial;display:block;padding-left:.8em;white-space:nowrap;background: url( no-repeat left center;}
form .sep {display:none;}.more {text-align:center;}#ft {padding-top:10px;border-top:1px solid #999;}#ft p {text-align:center;font:78% arial;}
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<body><div id="doc">
<div id="ygma"><a href="* "><img
width=147 height=31 border=0 alt="Yahoo!"></a><div><a
- <a href="*">Help</a></div></div>
<div id="bd"><h1>Sorry, Bad Request.</h1>
Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.<P>
The request line contained invalid characters following the protocol string.<P>
<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If
you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the
href="*">Yahoo! home
page</a></strong> or look through a list of <strong><a
online services</a></strong>. Also, you may find what you're looking for
if you try searching below.</p>
<form name="s1" action="*-"><fieldset>
<legend><label for="s1p">Search the Web</label></legend>
<input type="text" size=30 name="p" id="s1p" title="enter search terms here">
<input type="submit" value="Search">
<span><a href="* ">advanced search</a> <span class=sep>|</span> <a href="*">most popular</a></span>
<p class="more">Please try <strong><a
href="* ">Yahoo!
Help Central</a></strong> if you need more assistance.</p>
</div><div id="ft"><p>Copyright &copy; 2007 Yahoo! Inc.
All rights reserved. <a
Policy</a> - <a
of Service</a></p></div>
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