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Seven Deadliest Microsoft Attacks by Naomi Alpern, Mike Borkin, Brian Barber, Rob Kraus

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Dangers Associated with Mail Service Attacks

Some of the dangers associated with mail service attacks are not outwardly evident. Mail service attacks differ greatly in their approach just as they differ in their motivations. Using mail service attacks to fuel malicious intent, attackers are often able to use e-mail as their vehicle for crimes such as identity theft and fraud. Other attacks use e-mail in order to prorogate information, possibly about a service or a product. Pornography and male enhancement drugs are a common theme among spam propagators.

Scams such as phishing allow attackers to collect personal and even financial information about your users. Phishing is a tactic that can only be partially protected against with technology ...

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