Yahoo Releases E-Mail Standard to Fight Spam

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-05-20 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

DomainKeys would prevent spammers from hiding unwanted messages behind legitimate e-mail addresses.

Yahoo Inc. this week released standard that would embed outgoing messages with an encrypted digital signature matched to a signature on the server computer that sends the message. The technique, if widely adopted, would prevent spammers from hiding unwanted messages behind legitimate e-mail addresses.

Yahoos DomainKeys, first announced last December, is one of several attempts to help legitimate messages stand out from the flood of spam.

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