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Facebook & Yahoo Team on Email Security

Facebook and Yahoo have revealed a new email standard called RRVS (Require-Recipient-Valid-Since) to help protect users against potential fraud. Since Yahoo began its email address recycling program, Facebook users that created their accounts with their now dormant Yahoo account, the social networking account could be taken over by the new user of the Yahoo account. The new standard is designed to prevent this kind of hijacking. 

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