e-mail spoofing

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e-mail spoofing

The unauthorized use of a third-party domain name as the sender's name in an e-mail message. Most often used by spammers, spoofing the name of a popular retailer or organization entices the recipient to read the full message. See e-mail authentication, spoofing and spam.
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10 offers extra protection against e-mail forgery by providing an improved method for identification of genuine e-mails.
is encouraged by IronPort's decision to deploy DomainKeys, demonstrating the company's commitment to fighting e-mail forgery, while enhancing the protection major internet banks, retailers, and other organizations can provide their customers," said Miles Libbey, anti-spam product manager, Yahoo
DomainKeys and DKIM address the widespread issue of e-mail forgery, using cryptography to verify the domain of the sender.
It provides e-mail users with an additional level of protection against e-mail forgery, according to Alt-N.
DomainKeys Increases Consumer Protection Against E-Mail Forgery
DomainKeys addresses the widespread issue of e-mail forgery, using cryptography to verify the domain of the sender.
Their proposals recommended actions and policies for the entire online industry - and primarily focused on two key issues: helping solve the e-mail forgery problem by eliminating domain spoofing through cryptographic-based and Internet Protocol (IP)-based solutions; and providing best practices to help prevent ISPs and their customers from being sources of spam.
Their proposals recommended actions and policies for the entire online industry and focused primarily on two key issues: helping solve the e-mail forgery problem by eliminating domain spoofing through cryptographic-based and Internet Protocol (IP)-based solutions, and best practices to help prevent ISPs and their customers from being sources of spam.
users, and an extension to its DomainKeys e-mail authentication technology to increase consumer protection from spam, e-mail forgery, and phishing scams.
These recommendations primarily focus on two key issues: helping solve the e-mail forgery problem by eliminating domain spoofing through Internet Protocol (IP)-based and signature-based solutions; and best practices to help prevent ISPs and their customers from being sources of spam.
Qurb's identity-based approach coupled with comprehensive sender authentication features is particularly well suited to addressing phishing attacks, e-mail forgery and similar types of e-mail fraud," said Michael Osterman, Principal Analyst at Osterman Research.
With DomainKeys in place, consumers will receive increased protection from spammers who use e-mail forgery, also known as "spoofing," to steal valuable information.