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As a test, I created 3 accounts one yahoo, one gmail, and one hotmail. All have the same username and were created about the same time. I’m curious to see which one gets unsolicited mail first.

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Post Office Protocol (POP) is one of the protocols used to retrieve mail from an email server. The term is generally used that email is ‘popped’ of the server and stored on the client. The most commonly used version is POP3.

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I think it is a good idea to ensure that one does not fall victim to phishing scams.

To this end, Open DNS has posted a phishing quiz. I only got 12 out of 14 correct, but the two I got wrong, I erred on the side of caution and marked them as phishing scams when they were legitimate links. And honestly, I do not use those services so I could not honestly say what their domains are.

Think you can outsmart Internet scammers?

 

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