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AOL Mail locks down email servers to deal with spam tsunami

2014/04/23

The Register - (International) AOL confirmed that their AOL Mail email servers were under an intensive spoofing attack beginning April 20 that has sent large volumes of spam emails to users' inboxes. AOL stated that they changed their DMARC policy in order to prevent unauthorized use, but the change may affect some email-forwarding services and listservs.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/23/aol_mail_locks_down_email_servers_to_deal_with_tsunami_of_spam/

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