If you use Yahoo Mail you should be seeing a significant reduction in the number of e-mail scams purporting to be from eBay and PayPal very soon.
Yahoo will be upgrading its system beginning on Thursday with technology–dubbed “DomainKeys”–designed to block phishing spam and other fraudulent e-mails that look like they come from eBay and PayPal but don’t. The system works by verifying the domain of the sender of the e-mail, allowing ISPs to block messages they deem illegitimate.
The upgrade is expected to be accomplished globally over the next several weeks.
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