[ietf-dkim] Clarifying DKIM (etc.) expectations for mailing lists in the face of digests
martijn.grooten at virusbtn.com
Wed Aug 4 10:30:09 PDT 2010
> What is the security model that makes this expectation of preservation
> and reasonable, given that it is so easily and whimsically violated by
> a common
> recipient-selectable setting?
There's a scenario where a spammer/phisher sets up a mailing list, adds a bunch of addresses to the list and then sends a message with a paypal.com From: address through the list. The DKIM signature will obviously be invalid, but a MTA/spam filter won't be able to decide whether this is because the message didn't really come from Paypal, or because it did but the mailing list broke it.
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