Security risk of POP3 & IMAP protocols
dave64 at andrew.cmu.edu
Fri Feb 13 09:40:54 EST 2009
Alain Williams wrote:
> That got me thinking ....
> I rate limit ssh connections to try to prevent dictionary attacks (3 attempts/3 minutes/IP address).
> If I were to do the same with IMAP would that cause problems with some clients,
> ie are there some clients that to many connect/disconnects ?
Webmail is the first one that comes to mind.
Dave McMurtrie, SPE
Email Systems Team Leader
Carnegie Mellon University,
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