• Outlook web Access (OWA) security concerns

    Hi, I'm trying to convince my boss that our organization can provide access to e-mail over the internet without security threats. I plan to use OWA. So, can you tell me the risks and the counter measures?

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  • Email security: What does “message opened by mailclient” mean?

    I've recently read that a Belgium MP claimed that her email headers were being read during routing. It also said that the headers had this message "message opened by mailclient". What does this message actually mean?

    ITKE54,865 pointsBadges:
  • Email Security SaaS

    For those of you who have outsourced email security, what were you looking for in terms of differentiators between email SaaS providers?

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  • Which is more secure: Forgotten password or reset link?

    I've been recently been doing some studying on different security topics and I came across this: Is it more secure to send out a password reset link when a user forgets their password or send the original password unencrypted in an email? Now obviously I know not encrypting a password is bad...

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  • Dead drop email strategy: Is it actually secure?

    I'm read in the news lately (online and print) that people are starting to conceal their email traffic. So instead of sending emails to a person's inbox, they're writing messages but leaving them in a draft folder or dropbox. Then the other person would log onto the same account and look at the...

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  • Email security: Zipped content

    One of my good friends, he's a developer and wanted me to ask this question on the forum. He currently sends a DLL or EXE file to one of his customers (who's a part of a big company). This is his process:Rename the executable file (module.dll -> module.d__)zip the file with password so that it...

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  • Can I use off-the-record style encryption for my emails?

    I'm new to the security world but I know that instant messaging uses "off-the-record" encryption (which means that a user would get authentication, encryption and forward deniability). But for my email, all we use is GPG/PGP, which offers authentication and encryption but doesn't allow forward...

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  • How do spammers send email that looks like its from a real company?

    How do spammers send e-mails that appear as if they came from a big company and more importantly, are there techniques to detect which messages are soam and which are real?  Are the emails being sent from a spammers server or do they hijack the company's mail servers. Is it possible for someone to...

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  • Does SSL equal secure email through transit?

    If an email server sends messages via SMTP/SSL and the recipient uses SSL to receive his email, will the message be secure through the entire transit? Des this mean the e-mail will be delivered in plain text between the servers?

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  • Should banks be sending password protected PDF files?

    Every month my bank sends me a monthly statement in the form of a password protected PDF attachment. Is this truly a secure way to send sensitive financial information via email?

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  • Email security on registration form: Is it safe?

    A member of our team has been making updates to one of our sites and he implemented a feature (on the registration form) that checks if an email address is still available for use. But he's nervous if it's secure to show a user if an email address is already taken.Could it be a security risk for...

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  • Trying to figure out if my email will be routed securely

    I'm trying to connect to my email server via SSL (SMTP/SSL) and I know the recipient also only checks his email via SSL (web/https or IMAP/SSL). Does anyone know if this increases the security for the message content in any way? What I mean is will the communication between my providers email...

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  • Why do we trust email for password resets?

    Since email is considered insecure why do we trust it for password resets?

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  • How can I block an email tracking service?

    A good friend of mine recently came across this free email tracking service known as bananatag. He found out the service is able to track the fact that the email was read in Gmail without any notice but he has some concerns. Is there a way to block the email tracking service?

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  • What types of content shouldn’t be sent by email?

    I'm been doing some research on email security and I've realized that while emails are one of the main ways of business communication, sometimes it's not entirely secure.Does it make sense to use emails for these examples:E-TicketsSoftware license filesSo from a practical point of view, how...

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  • A False Email?

    A company claim they sent me an email on the 12th August. They later sent me a supposed copy with a date & time stamp. I never received the email & neither did my own server receive it. The company say their Dublin office sent the email to me but it was routed through their server in...

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  • Personal E-mail at work (aol, gmail)

    I am looking for documentation to support blocking personal e-mail at work(aol, comcast, hotmail etc) for virus and HIPAA compliance regions. Can anyone direct me to any publications that support this? Thanks!

    Itadmin34775 pointsBadges:
  • more secure mail vendors

    Hi Again! I would like to ask for your recommendations for atlest 5 vendors for secure mail that meets my criteria. 1.Multi-tenant model/ Hotel Model 2.Email Content Filtering 3. Secure Mail Platforms 4.Microsoft Outlook plug in Hoping for your kind response. Thanks!

    Michael Tidmarsh25,240 pointsBadges:
  • Is email being sent from Germany or Brazil?

    Dear Experts, I have question that may look simple to you, but for me is almost black to get through. If I receive an email, a Hotmail showing an IP originated from Germany. Although the person that is sending this email is supposed to be in Brazil. Does it mean that for some reason this person is...

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  • Password protect email

    Is there a way to password protect a specific email which is saved in drafts?

    ragam5 pointsBadges:

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