“Some spammers are getting their messages through using techniques designed to spot and stop them.
A survey shows that spammers are the biggest users of a technique designed to find out if e-mail comes from the net address it says it does.
The system was developed to stop mail senders faking the address in e-mail messages to give them an aura of authenticity and fool spam filters.
However, the system is proving good at stopping spoofing and phishing attacks.”
The MethodShop Spin: Is it really that hard to track these jerks down?
Frank Wilson is a retired teacher with over 30 years of combined experience in the education, small business technology, and real estate business. He now blogs as a hobby and spends most days tinkering with old computers. Wilson is passionate about tech, enjoys fishing, and loves drinking beer.