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Twitter has adopted an email security technology called DMARC to stop phishing of its users account. The popular micro-blogging social network has to switch to this new protocol in order to control fake emails sent to its users from email ids which look similar to Twitter.com address. Also Read - Twitter vs government: Twitter India loses legal protection for not complying with IT rules on time
Twitter users have lately been reported to receive emails from Twitter like email address asking for their personal information or account details. This new technology has been developed by some third party organizations to help Twitter provide a better security system in order to avoid email-based abuse to its users.
DMARC gives solutions to email providers that enable them to block mails from fake domains. It essentially provides authenticated protocols to resolve email-related operational, deployment, and reporting issues. It’s reported to have already been taken up by AOL, Gmail, Hotmail/Outlook, and Yahoo! Mail, and Twitter is working with other email providers to get on board as well.