"Several weeks ago, Steve Linford, chief executive of anti-spam organization Spamhaus agreed to take questions from marketers through the Magill Report. Marketers responded with more than 50 questions. This week, Linford provided answers to the first 14."
"Due to an increase in IP listings as of the first of the year, there has been quite a lot of conversation lately around the Spamhaus blacklist. I would like to share with you, what I call the “five stages to recovery” after an email blacklisting."
"Today, thanks to widespread adoption by the mailbox provider community, DMARC covers more than 80% of consumer mailboxes in the U.S. and more than 60% of consumer mailboxes globally. So more than 2 billion mailboxes fall under DMARC’s protection, allowing marketers to stop a huge portion of the email fraud sent under their names, instantly."
"Google is currently failing emails sent to Gmail accounts if they are signed with a 512-bit key or less. Now there is evidence that Google is starting to enforce their policy of accepting DKIM keys of 1024-bit or higher."
"How does your ESP measure up when it comes to maximizing deliverability? Use this checklist as a guideline to judge their deliverability rate."
"A mathematician recently cracked Google’s weak 512-bit DKIM key and impersonated founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page via email. A recent Wired.com article relating the story started a rush in the email industry to create new DKIM keys stronger than 512-bits. Google is taking this security issue seriously by requiring all senders to sign with a 1024-bit DKIM key."
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