2nd International ICST Conference on Scalable Information Systems

Research Article

An E-Mail Signature Protocol for Anti-Spam

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/infoscale.2007.951,
        author={Kai-Jie Chang and Chin-Chen Chang},
        title={An E-Mail Signature Protocol for Anti-Spam},
        proceedings={2nd International ICST Conference on Scalable Information Systems},
        keywords={E-mail authentication signature spam phish},
  • Kai-Jie Chang
    Chin-Chen Chang
    Year: 2010
    An E-Mail Signature Protocol for Anti-Spam
    DOI: 10.4108/infoscale.2007.951
Kai-Jie Chang1,*, Chin-Chen Chang2,*
  • 1: Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering National Chung Cheng University 168 University Rd., Min-Hsiung Chia-Yi 621, Taiwan, R.O.C. 886-4-24517250-3790, incl. country code
  • 2: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science Feng Chia University 100 Wenhwa Rd., Seatwen, Taichung 40724, Taiwan, R.O.C 886-4-24517250-3790, incl. country code
*Contact email: ckch94@cs.ccu.edu.tw, ccc@cs.ccu.edu.tw


Communication via E-mail is one of the most convenient ways to replace the traditional mailing system. However, spam appears and has become a serious problem. Most computation is on the spam e-mails, which becomes heavy burden of a mail server. In this paper, we proposed an e-mail authentication protocol to solve the problems of spam and phishing attacks by verifying if the e-mails come from the reliable source.