IFX Mail Archive: RE: Authentication of Senders in IFAX

IFX Mail Archive: RE: Authentication of Senders in IFAX

RE: Authentication of Senders in IFAX

Manros, Carl-Uno B (cmanros@cp10.es.xerox.com)
Mon, 1 Mar 1999 10:01:04 -0800

Don,

I was just trying to make a point that when sending fax over email is
extremely easy to fake the sender identity.

The dduck address for Donald Duck actually works and shows up in my private
mailbox.

Carl-Uno

> -----Original Message-----
> From: don@lexmark.com [mailto:don@lexmark.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 1999 4:26 AM
> To: cmanros@cp10.es.xerox.com
> Subject: Authentication of Senders in IFAX
>
>
> Who is this on your domain?
>
> **********************************************
> * Don Wright don@lexmark.com *
> * Director, Strategic & Technical Alliances *
> * Lexmark International *
> * 740 New Circle Rd *
> * Lexington, Ky 40550 *
> * 606-232-4808 (phone) 606-232-6740 (fax) *
> **********************************************
>
>
> ---------------------- Forwarded by Don Wright/Lex/Lexmark on
> 02/26/99 07:27 AM
> ---------------------------
>
> dduck%manros.com@interlock.lexmark.com on 02/25/99 03:35:14 AM
>
> Please respond to dduck%manros.com@interlock.lexmark.com
>
> To: ifx%pwg.org@interlock.lexmark.com
> cc: masinter%parc.xerox.com@interlock.lexmark.com (bcc: Don
> Wright/Lex/Lexmark)
> Subject: Authentication of Senders in IFAX
>
>
>
>
> Hi,
>
> The Goals draft talks about the requirement to authenticate
> senders and
> recipients.
>
> What kind of security will be needed to actually provide this?
>
> This also raises the question about how authentication is
> made in Simple
> Mode Fax today?
>
> Regards,
>
> Don
>
>
>
>
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