[OT] Re: Security risk of POP3 & IMAP protocols
Duncan.Gibb at SiriusIT.co.uk
Fri Feb 13 09:22:42 EST 2009
Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
JV> a sales person told my friend that IMAP protocol is
JV> less secure than POP3 protocol.
ATW> It is really far and away more about end-to-end security
ATW> practices than it is the OSI layer 7 protocol(s) involved.
ATW> I stand by my assertion that the IMAP vs. POP issue is 100% bogosity.
Yep; I agree. Perhaps the sales person is pushing a mail system which
doesn't speak IMAP (if such a thing exists).
Duncan Gibb, Technical Director
Sirius Corporation plc - The Open Source Experts
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