Email authentication takes big bite of spam

Tuesday, 19 July 2005, 10:20 AM EST

Email authentication tools can typically reduce incoming spam to just five percent of email, new research has found - a big reduction, given that spam outnumbers legitimate mail by three to one or more.

Experts said the case for deploying such systems is therefore clear, but warned that progress would depend on a broader use of authentication systems and other anti-spam tools.

By David Neal at vnunet.

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