Email authentication standards has reduced email phishing scams – Google
The development of email authentication standards has finally reduced email phishing scams, in line with Googlesecurity researchers.
Elie Bursztein, Google’s anti-abuse analysis lead, and Vijay Eranti, Gmail’s anti-abuse technical lead, same that these authentication standards, known as DomainKey known Email (DKIM) and Sender Policy Framework (SPF), are currently in widespread use, CNET reports.
Internet business and standards groups are operating since 2004 to urge email suppliers to use authentication to place a halt to e-mail address imitation.
According to the report, more than 3.5 million domains that area unit active on a weekly basis use the SPF standard, once causing email via SMTP servers, and nearly half-a-million email sending and receiving domains that area unit active weekly adopted the DKIM standards.