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Re: Network security manager

From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Network security manager
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:01:06 +0100
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Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:

>> IMAP, POP3: I think most users would want to be warned here
>> SMTP, IRC: I don't think anybody cares
>> NNTP: They might care if they're sending a password
> Excuse my potential ignorance:
> I think I sent a (username, password) tuple to my SMTP server when
> sending mails.  Why should I not care if it's encrypted?

Yes, if you send a password via SMTP, you should be warned.  It's fairly
rare, though.

But let's move SMTP to the same category as NNTP in that list, then.  >"?

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