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Interactions between email servers and clients are governed by email protocols. The three most common email protocols are POP, IMAP and MAPI. Most email software operates under one of these (and many products support more than one).  The correct protocol must be selected, and correctly configured, if you want your email account to work.

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This article outlines some of the reasons why an email message gets flagged as spam on a recipient's end.
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Blocking spam has always interested me and there are some excellent revelations in this post.  Thanks for writing it!
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When you’re making plans to join the modern business race, you should analyze various details that may affect your results. Nowadays, millions of businesses are trying to grow into established and appreciated professional enterprises.
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It’s been over a month into 2017, and there is already a sophisticated Gmail phishing email making it rounds. New techniques and tactics, have given hackers a way to authentically impersonate your contacts.

How it Works


fake gmail login screen- phishedThe attack works by targeting a victim’s contact list and sending out authentic looking phishing emails. When this forged email is opened and the attachment clicked, a page appearing to be the Google log in portal opens.

Once the victim submits their credentials into the site, the hackers start crawling the victim’s inbox. These crawlers look at previous subject lines and attachments for contextual relevance to copy.

A screenshot is taken of a previous attachment and a new message is composed. This screenshot becomes the entry way into the phishing Gmail login page. The subject line is then pulled from a previous email that would be relevant to the attachment.

The new version of the email is sent to all the victims contacts, and the attack starts again. The use of previous subject lines and attachment, help to make the hacker’s email look very genuine. This technique has tricked many users into opening the infected attachment.

One of these emails is described by a commenter on Hacker News,

“[The hackers] went into one student’s account, pulled an attachment with an athletic team practice schedule, generated the screenshot, and then paired that with a
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Phishing attempts can come in all forms, shapes and sizes. No matter how familiar you think you are with them, always remember to take extra precaution when opening an email with attachments or links.
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Pop culture is prime bait for hackers seeking to infect user’s computers and mobile devices with malicious malware. Hackers know exactly what the latest trends are online and know how to use them to their advantage.
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Resolve Outlook connectivity issues after moving mailbox to new Exchange 2016 server
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There was an incident about the POP3 issue for the double read receipts and delivery receipts in Exchange 2013.  There was huge research been done and found solution for the duplicate mails. Especially when the user gets  duplicate mails.
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Thanks EricPete
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What is Usenet?

There are many different opinions on exactly what Usenet is an isn't. Many opinions are incorrect simply out of ignorance. The Wikipedia listing about Usenet does a good job of explaining it, so instead of repeating it all here I will provide the link.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet

Basically, users access the system to read and post messages to newsgroups for other interested users to access. The newsgroups are essentially categories so users can filter their results. Over time these messages included the addition of files.

As file sharing was not the original intended use, there is a size limit for each post. So larger files have to be broken into bite sized chunks, usually via a zipped archive. It is these archives that people are interested in downloading today.

A major benefit of downloading in this manner is speed and the ability to pause and resume the download, even after the PC shuts down unexpectedly. You can also locate older files that may have been removed from websites due to updated versions becoming available. This is often critical if you have purchased software as an upgrade and have misplaced the original install files. Usenet is also a good place to locate many hard to find items such as obscure books or documentaries. Often it can be your only option to obtain them.

Before delving deeper I suggest visiting one of the many Usenet search providers (refer below) and browse their site to see exactly what files …
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Hello Friends,

My friends and relatives always ask me how to delete all the various types of emails at once in our g-mail  or windows live account.  So I researched this topic to find a unique solution to this query.  Here it is for those who do not know how to do it.  This article will definitely help you.

For gmail,

Step 1:

Sign in to your account via www.gmail.com

Step 2:

Then go to inbox option there.

Step 3:

There you will see an check box icon to the left of the archive option and right of your inbox option where you click just now.  See image below for more clear view:
   
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Step 4:
Click on the select all conversation option below a menu 'more' see an image below,

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Step 5:
Now click on the delete option and you've done it :-)

if you have any trouble with this please let me know i will definitely help you.

you can also same do with your Hotmail account i.e., windows live messenger too :-)

For deleting windows live e-mails at once,

1. Sign in to your account. go to http://www.hotmail.com/
2. Then Go to your inbox.
3. Click on the same check box like which you see in gmail.
4. Then same like gmail account click on the select all option.

Now here some may have trouble finding the delete option.
it is directly below the email box look here

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The most common mistakes I hear or read about email usually begin with people talking about POP3 and IMAP, so let's clear those off the table: POP3 and IMAP have absolutely nothing to do with sending or receiving email, so get that notion out of your head (if it's in there). Email is sent and received using SMTP, which stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.

It's a good name, because getting email from one place to another really IS simple, and it works a lot like sending a snail mail letter in real life:

Step 1: You open up your email program, and hit the button to compose a new email, and you write up the latest gossip about your new job.

In real life, this is the same thing as sitting down at a desk, getting out a piece of paper, and handwriting the same letter.


Step 2: You want to send this to your mother, so you put in her e-mail address, mary@ToVille.com, in the "To" field and hit Send. Your email program automatically fills in your "From" address, which happens to be "gr8gonzo@FromTown.com".

In real life, you put the letter into an envelope, write her full mailing address on the outside, and write in your address in the "From" section.


Step 3: After you hit the Send button, you might wait for a few seconds while it says it is Sending. Behind the scenes, your email program is talking in code to your mail server and handing it your letter.

In real life, this is the same as taking the envelope to the nearest post office …
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Excellent, well written article,

This is the quality stuff at EE we always want to have a read at.

Voted yes.

Ravi.
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Email Protocols

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Interactions between email servers and clients are governed by email protocols. The three most common email protocols are POP, IMAP and MAPI. Most email software operates under one of these (and many products support more than one).  The correct protocol must be selected, and correctly configured, if you want your email account to work.