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Essential Computer Security: Everyone's Guide to Email, Internet, and Wireless Security by T. Bradley

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Chapter 6 E-mail Safety

Introduction

E-mail is one of the most common tasks performed with a computer. With the capability to deliver messages almost instantly anywhere around the globe, it provides speed and efficiency that can’t be matched by regular postal mail service.

Unfortunately, as efficient as it is at delivering legitimate messages, electronic mail is also quite efficient at distributing malicious software and filling e-mail ...

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