Google, Facebook, More Join Forces to Battle Phishing | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

How do you know that email is from a legitimate source and not some scammer hoping to steal your personal information? It's a problem with which some of the biggest tech companies still struggle, and they are now joining forces to fight the problem.

Through a new organization known as DMARC.org, tech firms like Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and PayPal have created a standard protocol that will be used to measure and enforce the authenticity of emails. In all, 15 email service and tech providers have signed on.


Google, Facebook, More Join Forces to Battle Phishing | News & Opinion | PCMag.com