E-mail is insecure because it is more like a postcard, not a sealed envelope.
A number of people are under the misconception that when they draft and send e-mail, two things occur. Their message gets sealed in an envelope (that’s why you have to open e-mail right?) and that it goes directly to the person it [...]
How do email clients work?
Every email address has two basic parts: the user name and the domain name. When you are sending email to someone else, your domain’s server has to communicate with your recipient’s domain server.
For example, let’s assume that your email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, and the person you are contacting is at [...]
HARRISBURG – Attorney General Tom Corbett today cautioned Pennsylvania job-seekers to be extremely cautious about Internet employment offers that ask applicants to email copies of their personal credit reports.
“Credit reports contain a wealth of background information about consumers, including social security numbers, summaries of bank and credit card accounts, employment history, current and previous addresses [...]
US-CERT is aware of public reports indicating that phishing scams are circulating via fraudulent U.S. Internal Revenue Service emails offering users stimulus package payments. These emails include text that attempts to convince users to follow a link to a website or to complete an attached document. The website and document request the user to provide [...]
The new White House team found out there email systems were down for most of the day on Monday. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs mad the announcement of the technical difficulties at his 1:30 p.m. briefing. He apologized for the e-mail silence and blamed it on a Mircrosoft Outlook server.
Both incoming and outgoing email were [...]