[ILUG] Reminder: Please Respond to S.'s Invitation
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Tue Jan 13 16:56:31 GMT 2009
On 13 Jan 2009, at 15:32, Steven Kavanagh wrote:
> I think you'd want to revise that opinion a little.
To what did you refer?
>>> Use of SPF records isn't really widespread enough to have good
>>> spoof detection
Yes, that's an opinion, but would be widely held. Use of SPF just
isn't that widespread.
>>> There's nothing tricky about "faking" a from: field;
This isn't an opinion - it's a fact.
>>> there is simply no authentication built into SMTP.
> The big players like Eircom, the Imagine group and Irish Broadband
> have already put these
> practises in place already to reduce spam levels.
I wouldn't take the practices of these parties as an indication of
what is best practice by any means.
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