IETF backs new cryptographic scheme to battle the effects of spam

Friday, 25 May 2007, 12:56 AM EST

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) released a new e-mail authentication specification this week in the hopes of stepping up the slowing fight against spam. The spec is dubbed DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) and, if incorporated, may very well help cut down on spam and phishing attempts without requiring any user involvement. At the very least, it could make it less likely that valid emails are tagged a spam.

At Ars Technica.

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