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digital signature

n.
A digital file attached to an email or other electronic document that uses encryption and decryption algorithms to verify the document's origin and contents.

digital signature

n
(Computer Science) computing electronic proof of a person's identity involving the use of encryption; used to authenticate documents
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As the emails are often in chains and include portions of each other, it is usually possible to confirm the integrity [of] other emails in the chain as a result of the DKIM verified emails within it," the statement read.
Wikileaks' searchable archive for the "Macron Campaign Emails" allows for advanced DKIM verified searches as well as the ability to type in any word found in the messages' content.
One of the authentication technologies is DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail), which verifies the domain name through which a message was sent by analyzing the message's cryptographic signature.
Specifically, VBR permits independent third parties to certify that a certain domain's DKIM signatures or SPF records should be trusted to indicate legitimate messages.
Bottom line: Check with your e-mail service provider and ask whether it uses DKIM, which is becoming the new standard.
The value of DKIM will be fully realized when mail applications utilize the signature to recognize prior correspondents.
Cisco says DKIM and its anti-spam efforts are not designed to make money, at least, not for now.
DMARC standardizes how email receivers perform email authentication using the SPF and DKIM mechanisms and has been widely adopted by email providers, currently protecting 60-percent of the world's online mailboxes.
DMARC allows a sender to mark in their e-mails whether they are protected by SPF and/or DKIM, and notifies the receiver what to do if neither of those authentication methods passes such as send to junk or reject the mail.
and DKIM for authenticating their messages, creating a lack of simple or reliable
The company is helping marketers by making DKIM authentication more accessible to organisations with Internet Service Providers (ISPs), in return, ISPs offer senders visibility into their MailStreams, including Feedback Loop participation.
DKIM uses encrypted digital signatures to prove the origin of the message and could reportedly help in the fight against spam and phishing attacks.