OT: E-mail spoofing and how to prevent it

Brett Dikeman quattro at frank.mercea.net
Sun Aug 13 16:17:07 EDT 2006

On Aug 12, 2006, at 1:09 PM, John Cody Forbes wrote:

> Ok recently I've been getting 70+ "Mail Delivery Failed" messages a  
> day. Some spammer apears to be spoofing my e-mail address and doing  
> his thing, and I'm getting all of the kickbacks from it. How can I  
> stop this?

Whoever is in charge of your internet domain should set up SPF DNS  
records, which tell mail servers whether the connecting internet  
address (IP address) is authorized to send email for the domain it  
claims to be from.

Google "SPF DNS".


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