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Following a recent spate of incidents in which high-profile accounts have been compromised by hackers, Twitter has implemented a security protocol designed to make it harder for fraudsters to send out emails that appear to come from Twitter.com addresses. "We send out lots of emails every day to our users letting them know what' …

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mistake in article

it's DKIM not DKIF

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Snap!

I wonder Twatter will get around the problem of messages that are auto forwarded by their twats as a simple forwarded message would normally fail an SPF check when received at the recipient MX.

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this is where the DKIM comes in - DKIM signatures remain valid so long as the message is forwarded verbatim

DMARC allows one of SPF and DKIM to fail without the message being rejected - it can be seen as combining the strengths of the two systems and avoiding the weaknesses

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