[Dshield] Using digital signatures to filter out phishing emails

Johannes B. Ullrich jullrich at euclidian.com
Sat Aug 13 02:15:45 GMT 2005


> Then, email filters could be set to reject any email purporting to be 
> from eBay, PayPal, etc. that is not signed with the appropriate key (if 
> email filters can be set that way - can they?).

e-mail filters can be setup that way

> What am I missing?

too few people know what a digital signature is. Remember that people on
this list are the top 5% as far as security awareness goes. How many
know how to verify a signature (or used one)?



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