Canning Spam: You've Got Mail (That You Don't Want)

Jeremy Poteet

  • 出版商: Sams Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2004-05-23
  • 售價: $1,290
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,226
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 256
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0672326396
  • ISBN-13: 9780672326394

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Bad things can come in small packages. Have you ever innocently opened a vicious email? Have you ever wondered how some spammers have acquired your email address? And who are the people behind these messages? We've all been victims at one time or another. Canning Spam - You've Got Mail that You Don't Want is a book for all of us who use email. The author demystifies viruses and spam, explaining how spammers gain access to email addresses, how attackers can trick users into opening messages, how email clients can help and hurt, and how spammers can use corporate email servers as a front for their unwanted messages. The book contains stories about spam, viruses, and hackers that make for entertaining and informative reading. Each chapter includes practical advice for administrators setting policy and installing filters to block spam, as well as tips for users to help them avoid becoming part of the problem

Table of Contents:

Introduction.


 1. Stealing Candy from a Baby: How Spammers Harvest Email Addresses.


 2. Neither Confirm Nor Deny: How Email Attacks Determine that an Email Address is Active.


 3. Bad Things Come in Small Packages: How Viruses are Transmitted Through Email Attachments.


 4. Using Email Clients for Good and Evil: Guarding Against Script-Based Viruses and Worms.


 5. Would the Real Sender Please Stand Up?: How Spammers Spoof Email Identities.


 6. Unwilling Accomplices?: How Spammers Mask their Identities using Email Relaying.


 7. Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Using Filters to Block Unwanted Emails.


 8. Don't Send us a Postcard: Insuring that your Email is not Sent in the Clear.


 9. You've Got Some Email in my Web Site: Using Web-based Email Services Securely.


10. The Bigger they are, the Harder they Fall: Mitigating Denial of Email Services Attacks.