Why the use of SPF pointer is becoming more important
aspineux at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 07:48:46 CET 2009
On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Bernhard Reiter <bernhard at intevation.de> wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 3. Dezember 2008, Alain Spineux wrote:
>> Because SPF is used more and more, SPAMMER will become forced to choose
>> unprotected SPF domain as sender of their spam!
> Good question, I always thought that most of the spam is coming from cracked
> machines and accounts, SPF will not help with these I assume.
Any email should have a sender even SPAM, SPF allow to check if sender
machine match the sender domain.
>> Then the need of a kolab SPF aware will become more and more urgent !
> I am not into the topic, but I've seen a lot of contoversy about SPF.
> See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sender_Policy_Framework#Controversy,
This is not criticism about the SPF efficiency !
Some of the biggest mail provider" have registered SPF pointer :
# for d in hotmail.com gmail.com ; do dig +short $d TXT ; done
And kolab allow (and require !) sender to authenticate to send email !
Then, non of them apply !
> the German page seem to have more criticism
It looks like !
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