mail loop

mail loop

A message that is sent to an entire subscriber list rather than the owner of the list. Mail loops usually occur by accident, but can be maliciously deployed as well.
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Enhancing its full security features, FootPrints also offers anti-spamming facilities for all incoming emails, detecting and preventing spams and mail loops.
Additionally, due to compatibility with challenge/response anti-spam technology, Source Authentication overcomes the fear of creating mail loops, which hamper email delivery.