Solved

Email Spoofing

Posted on 2016-08-24
3
46 Views
Last Modified: 2016-08-25
I am curious as to what is the best practice/option to handle email spoofing? I have read a good deal but can't seem to find what works best.
0
Comment
Question by:ConyersIT
3 Comments
 
LVL 91

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 41769463
Somebody gets your email address (easy) and sends out emails under your name and email address. That is the spoofing part in a nutshell. It is not more complicated than this.

Answer to spoofing: Top notch spam filters stop it. I do this.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
2Gloves earned 500 total points
ID: 41769467
What type of spoofing are you experiencing? There are a few different scenarios. One being when an external sender spoofs a contact internal to your exchange domain specifically by spoofing the display name. This can be identified by viewing the sender address in the emails Header. If your address book recognizes the Display Name as one from an internal contact, it may not show the email address after the display name. Typically, only external contacts display the email address after display name and by spoofing the display name it prevents Outlook (for example) from showing the external email address as well.

Transport Rules can be created on the Exchange Server to help with this type of spoofing. See link for high level explanation and examples.
http://markgossa.blogspot.com/2016/01/spoofed-email-display-name-exchange-2016.html

If you are experiencing a alternate spoofing technique please provide further detail.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ConyersIT
ID: 41770037
Yes, it is external spoofing that is occurring. Thanks for the article.
1

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Lotus Notes – formerly IBM Notes – is an email client application, while IBM Domino (earlier Lotus Domino) is an email server. The client possesses a set of features that are even more advanced as compared to that of Outlook. Likewise, IBM Domino is…
Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
In this video we show how to create a Distribution Group in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Recipients >>…
To add imagery to an HTML email signature, you have two options available to you. You can either add a logo/image by embedding it directly into the signature or hosting it externally and linking to it. The vast majority of email clients display l…

939 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question