Scott Howard scott at
Mon Apr 14 22:21:40 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 2:59 PM, Jim Popovitch <jimpop at> wrote:

> 7-April: Monday, Yahoo's dmarc change kicks everyone in the groin, the
> last full week before the US tax filing deadline.

The change was made on the previous Friday, so that date is largely

7-April: OpenSSL's *public* advisory (after a full week of private
> notifications, of which yahoo surely was one tech company in on the
> early notifications)

Given that many of their main services were vulnerable at the time of
public disclosure, I think that's a very large assumption to make...

If nothing else, I suspect the odds of it being known by the same people
that made the DMARC decision/changes is low.


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