How Scattergun sends emails on your behalf
Scattergun offers you two options for sending email. You can send from your own email address or from a Scattergun generated email address.
But, how can Scattergun send an email from someone's personal email address without asking for their password or any kind of authorisation whatsoever? Before we can get into that, let's backtrack and bit and go over how email actually works.
What is an email anyway?
Email's been around since the 70s and initially, it wasn't really designed to be secure. A raw email is just a plain text file and would look something like this: