Posts Tagged ‘white list’

Can Anyone Send Emails Claiming To Be From Me?

Friday, January 29th, 2010

The short answer is yes. Anyone can forge the sender (From) field of an email and have it claim to be coming from pretty much any address they want.

At first glance you might think “That’s horrible, why do we allow that to happen?”  The truth is that it’s rather common, and you might even do this yourself, though for entirely innocent reasons.

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