2. Email forgery technique used by spammers

The answer to the second question in SearchCRM.com's email marketing quiz defines email spoofing, an email forgery technique used by spammers.

Answer: email spoofing

Email spoofing is the forgery of an email header so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source. Distributors of spam often use spoofing in an attempt to get recipients to open, and possibly even respond to, their solicitations. Spoofing can be used legitimately...
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This was first published in October 2006

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