spam being sent using my domain

Brandon Stout bms at mscis.org
Fri Jan 26 18:25:07 MST 2007


Corey Edwards wrote:
> Signing just the headers would be naive. All it would tell you is that
> the headers originated from that domain. It says nothing about the
> content because you could alter, remove, or destroy the content without
> affecting the signed portion. You really have to sign the body as well.
>
> As with most things cryptographic, coming up with a new standard is
> rarely more secure or simpler than sticking with the tried and true.
> Domain Keys may be a relative newbie on the block, but it does have wide
> exposure and in theory should be more robust because of it.
>
> Corey

I wonder if the Yahoo patent might slow potential growth, or if Yahoo
has opened it up so others can use it freely...

Brandon Stout
http://mscis.org




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