Battle to beat fake Ebay e-mails

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 2:40 PM EST

Fake Ebay and Paypal e-mails which are used to con users out of money are being targeted by a secure mail system. The online auction site and web pay service are working with Yahoo to use the firm's anti-phishing technology.

The firms are supporting the emerging standard known as domain keys, which block fake e-mails by validating the sender with a digital signature.

At the BBC.

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