[Mimedefang] What about DKIM

Joseph Brennan brennan at columbia.edu
Mon Apr 1 20:23:09 EDT 2013

Jan-Pieter Cornet <johnpc at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> Anyone can still say they're From: "security at qayqal.com"
> <evil at spammer.tld>, and most users will see the address between quotes
> instead of the <real> address. MUA authors are beginning to wake up to
> this, just a few days ago I had a friendly chat with someone from an
> organization that probably has the largest number of installed MUAs out
> there.

Some days I think about rewriting the From header of every message we 
receive to put the sender's email address into the real name part. I have 
no understanding why MUAs hide that information. It is a gift to fakers.

Joseph Brennan
Columbia University IT

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