• 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!

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  • 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!

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  • 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?

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  • Email falsification

    I sent an email at 1:50 am by secure remote access to an address within the works server. I have a copy of the original. The dispute arose about the time the email was sent. I have received a copy whereby the time has been changed to 11:50 How do they do this - how can I prove it is false? I don't...

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  • Is it okay to open a message in the spam folder?

    Is it safe to open a message that has gone into the spam folder?

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  • Email recovery

    I want to get back my Gmail account but I don't know how to do it? I have changed my phone number without changing it in my Google account and now I can't get access to it because the security codes are being sent to the old number.

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  • E-mail spoofing

    E-mail attacks that spoof addresses and attempt to get the recipient to run malicious code are attacks that pose what kind of threat, to which characteristic of data, and in what state?

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  • New Spam threats

    Are there any latest Spam threats detected by anyone and what were the mitigation steps taken. Any new information on Spams would be lovely.

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  • How di I identify hackers accessing my computers?

    messages are sent from my computer in the evening when I am not using it. It is turned off. Emails were sent to presidents in various natinos as well as email stating I have declared bankruptcy, which I have not. I have two separate computer security softwares on my home and office computers....

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