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From Graham Murray <>
Subject Re: List of Banks often spoofed in Phishing scams
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2008 12:22:45 GMT
ram <> writes:

> That is not practical.
> Atleast in India, Banks use third party servers to send their mailers
> often. And the ips have PTR's & HELO's which dont match the banks',
> because these dont belong to the bank

Which practice does nothing at all to combat phishing. Banks and other
financial institutions should send mail only from their own
domain(s). Any bank which does not have a sufficiently large (or
cluefull) IT setup to enable them to send email from their own domains
is probably not worth doing business with. Financial institutions should
be in the forefront of online security.

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