Monday, October 18, 2004
GMail Beefs Up Security To Beat Phishers
Slashdot reports that Google has begun testing out Yahoo's DomainKeys signatures on outgoing mail. DomainKeys is a free solution by Yahoo which allows email to be verified, eliminating the possibility of someone sending spam while pretending to be you. This maks Gmail the first large provider to do see, even ahead of Yahoo. So basically, Gmail can now claim that its outgoing email is the only one guaranteed authentic, thus giving people more reason to send their mail from Gmail than from accounts which can contribute to the problem. A good move. Gmail's ahead of the curve.