[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).
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