Podcast E517 – All About Email Authentication

This week I talk about Email Authentication

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Segment 1: In the News

  • ACF WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Affects Up To 2+ Million Site. Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) WordPress plugin with over 2 million installations announced the release of a security update, version 6.2.5 that patches a vulnerability, the severity of which is not known and only limited details were released about the vulnerability.

Segment 2:  Authenticating Emails

  • SPF Records sample
    • v=spf1 include:_spf.example.com ~all
  • DKIM Sample
    • default._domainkey IN TXT “v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQC2jKmmNxWVP8qDnBfYVPJrgG1dnHD5cP2IcQIDAQAB”
  • DMARC sample
    • v=DMARC1; p=quarantine; rua=mailto:dmarc_reports@example.com; ruf=mailto:dmarc_failures@example.com; sp=none

Segment 3: Tool of the Week