Posts Tagged ‘spf’

Poor Website Email Practices

I got a few emails in the past 24 hours that need to be addressed. I’ve seen both of these issues before, but never has it become so common that I see two almost back to back. Character Encoding VideoSurf sent me an invitation to check out their product. Unfortunately I’m a somewhat busy person […]

Google Mail Fail

Found an interesting header when doing some tests with mail filtering: Received: from qb-out-1314.google.com ([172.21.30.5]) by mx.google.com with ESMTP id k29si2692710qba.7.2008.09.06.14.48.05; Sat, 06 Sep 2008 14:48:06 -0700 (PDT) Received-SPF: softfail (google.com: domain of transitioning user@example.com does not designate 172.21.30.5 as permitted sender) client-ip=172.21.30.5; Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; spf=softfail (google.com: domain of transitioning user@example.com does not designate 172.21.30.5 […]

eBay and banks need to implement SPF and Domain Keys

eBay and banks really need implement SPF, Sender Policy Framework and DomainKeys. There I said it. I see quite a few Phishing attacks every day. And just about all of them aren’t caught by SpamAssassin. Technically they aren’t spam, so that does make sense. But what bothers me is that this is easy mitigate for […]

Microsoft pushing Sender ID?

Ok, just when I was starting to think that Microsoft may be changing their ways and trying to act in good faith after them fixing their website the other day. Microsoft starts talking about pushing their sender ID stuff on us. Sender ID is Microsoft’s alternative to the other spam prevention techniques such as Yahoo’s […]