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How do i spoof the referrer in the http header in vb?

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As the title it was supposed to read!
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Can you give a valid reason for wanting to do this?
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zzzzzooc earned 125 total points
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http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616.html

Add a "Referer:" header within your "GET" request. Such as the below and simply send it to the webserver (winsock control for example).


    Dim sTemp As String
    sTemp = "GET /Test.html HTTP/1.0" & vbCrLf
    sTemp = sTemp & "Referer: http://www.yahoo.com/" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf
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i ended up working this out myself but the closest person was zzzzzzzzzoc so ill give him the points!! well done!
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