[Mailman-Users] Yahoo - what chance of change now?

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Jun 10 14:21:06 CEST 2014

Larry Finch writes:

 > DMARC helped briefly, but spammers and phishers have already found
 > ways to defeat it. I have seen a surge in AOL-based phishing this
 > week. They simply use the AOL screen name in the comment in the
 > FROM field with a non-AOL address. As most mail clients don't
 > display the actual email address the recipient doesn't notice, and,
 > as the email goes to the spoofed screen name's contact list, it
 > looks legitimate.

Several people predicted that on this list ... well over a year ago
when DMARC was first being discussed and From-corruption mitigations
were being proposed.

I doubt that's going to make an impression on AOL or Yahoo! (at least
Yahoo! has a completely different standard for the decision).
This-time-I'd-rather-be-President-than-be-right-ly y'rs,

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