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Re: Web Tool Announcement: ismymailsecure.com
On 25/08/2010 11:30, Kari Hurtta wrote:
> And because mail server name and email address does not need to be any
> connection also checking of signature of certificate agaist CA does not
> help much. It does not protect attack agaist MX records on DNS.
true - so in an ideal world, we would need DNSSec everywhere and strict
certificate checking to significantly reduce the possibility of MiTM
attacks. In a not so ideal world, every little bit helps, so if we can
get mail servers to routinely use encryption between each other, that's
a nice first step and using valid certificates that can actually be
verified is a second one. Both will help significantly already.