5 steps to a DMARC reject policy

Simplify your DMARC deployment project. To help implement DMARC even faster, the DMARC Analyzer Suite provides an DMARC deployment workflow. This deployment workflow guides you through each fase of the DMARC deployment process. The deployment workflow covers everything that is necessary to do from the first time logging in up to collecting DMARC data. Using …

What is Storage spoofing?

Cybercrime is becoming more and more ingenious by the day. One of the latest forms of phishing attempts, we came across at one of the world’s busiest harbours, shows that even storage facilities aren’t safe when it comes to cybercrime and phishing attacks. Storage spoofing attacks are mainly aimed at national and multinational companies that …

How should I setup parked/inactive domains?

Most companies have a set of active domains which they use to send mail from. However most of the time there are also parked (or inactive) domains. These are domains which have been registered by a customer, but which are not used to send email or host a website. This can be ‘typo domains’ or …

What is a DMARC Policy?

What is a DMARC Policy? A DMARC Policy tells the email receivers like Microsoft (Hotmail, Live, Outlook etc), Gmail, Yahoo! and other DMARC Internet Service Providers who adopted DMARC what to do if an email fails the DMARC check. Available DMARC policies There are three DMARC policies you can choose of if an email fails …

I do not have a DMARC record yet

The core of a DMARC implementation is your DMARC record. This is easy to setup and necessary to use DMARC Analyzer and see which systems are sending mail on behalf of your domain. You do not have a DMARC record yet and want to start with DMARC? With help of the DMARC Record Creator you …

Can DMARC decrease the amount of spam and phishing I receive?

Yes it partially can, however you are not in control at this point. If you receive very much spam and/or phishing, you should probably take a look at a great spamfilter or contact your ISP to help you with this. DMARC is intended to reduce the amount of spam and phishing, however this is from …

How can I grant access to collegues and define their permissions?

If you have collegues which you’d like to grant access to your DMARC Analyzer data, you can easily create additional user accounts to do so. Click on your name in the top right corner and click on the ‘User management’ section. Click on the ‘Add’ button to add a new user to the tool. After …

Can I see the HTML of invalid messages?

DMARC Analyzer doesn’t store the body of Forensic reports by default. It is possible that privacy sensitive data is included in these emails. For analysis it will be harder as you don’t know which email cause your DMARC to fail. To fix this problem we introduced a new method to view the Forensic reports. When …

I’m missing forensic reports?!

Are you missing reports in the forensic section? This can have several causes. We try to explain possible causes of this here. Not all ISP’s send forensics Not all ISP’s send the forensic reports. This is mostly due to privacy considerations, but also due to performance related issues. Providing a copy of invalid messages to …

Can I add old reports?

Have you setup DMARC some time ago and would you like to add the old reports you may have already received to DMARC? You can do so by uploading them through the interface. Take a look at our uploader on the ‘DMARC aggregate reports’ > ‘Manual upload’ page. Drag the reports into the container (or …

Unknown sources in the DKIM aligned section

You may see sources you do not recognize in the ‘ DMARC compliant – DKIM aligned’ section. This may occur if you send DKIM signed email to these sources and the recipient has configured a forward. This would mean the original receiving server of the message will forward the message to the new destination as …

How can I grant access to other users in my organisation?

If you have signed up for our premium version, you get the option to add new users to your DMARC Analyzer account. To do so, click on your name in the top right corner of the application and click on the ‘User management’ page. Click on the ‘add’ icon to add a new user and …

How we calculate the volume you get charged on

We base our subscription on the amount of sent DMARC compliant messages we get reported back in the DMARC aggregate reports. Each DMARC aggregate report could thus describe a larger number of compliant messages. We do not charge you for the invalid messages, so basically, all messages in the ‘green’ rows (check the “Per result” …

What does ‘Maximum lookups exceeded’ mean?

SPF records only allow 10 ‘lookups’ to reduce the load on the email receivers side. The following mechanisms count as lookups: a mx include require ptr The ‘nested’ lookups also count. If you exceed this threshold, the items after the 10th lookup may (/probably will) not count as valid SPF sources. You will need to …