How can IMAP be a security threat to a company?

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How can IMAP be a security threat to a company? 1Administrator Staff asked 5 months ago
How can IMAP be a security threat to a company?

  • Someone inadvertently clicks on a hidden iFrame.
  • Encrypted data is decrypted.
  • An email can be used to bring malware to a host.
  • It can be used to encode stolen data and send to a threat actor.

Explanation: IMAP, SMTP, and POP3 are email protocols. SMTP is used to send data from a host to a server or to send data between servers. IMAP and POP3 are used to download email messages and can be responsible for bringing malware to the receiving host.

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