The first e-mail message was sentin 1971 by an engineer named RayTomlinson.
WHAT IS EMAIL?• E-Mail Electronic mail• A method of exchanging messages in digital form.• E-mail systems are based on a store-and-forwardmethod in which e-mail server accept, forwards,delivers and stores messages on behalf of users.Users only need to connect to the internet through acomputer for the duration of message submission orretrieval.
MULTIPLE SIGN-IN With multiple sign-in, you can sign in to up to tenaccounts in the same web browser. If you sign outof any Google product from any of your accounts,you’ll be signed out of all your Google Accounts atonce. Security issue: - If one account is compromised there is a threat to all the accounts.
2-STEP VERIFICATION It adds a layer of security to your Google Account by requiring access to your phone - as well as your username and password - when you sign in If someone steals or guesses your password, that person can’t sign in to your account because they don’t have your phone.
SIGN-IN SEALA sign-in seal is a secret message or photo that Yahoo!will display on this computer only.Look for it every time you sign in, to make sure youreon a genuine Yahoo! site.If the message, photo, or colors are different, you mayhave landed on a phishing site.
THE “STEAL”• When Debasis entered his username-password at the spoofed website, the username-password was sent across to the criminal carrying out the phishing attack.
MORE EXAMPLES…• In this case study, the user was enticed with a misleading URL. Such urls can be created easily using simple html code such as: <a href=http://www.nood1ebank.com> http://www.noodlebank.com</a>• This link displays the correct url but on clicking takes the user to the spoofed url.
USING A URL WITH AN IPADDRESShttp://www.NOODLEBANK.firstname.lastname@example.org This url does not lead to noodlebank.com, it leads to the website on the IP address 18.104.22.168
USING A SPLIT DOMAIN NAMEhttp://www.NOODLEBANK.com.securitycheck.sec ure-login.nood1ebank.com/login.asp This url does not lead to noodlebank.com, it leads to the spoofed website.
USING AN OBFUSCATED URLhttp://www.NOODLEBANK.com%00@%36%37%2e %31%39%2e%32%31%37%2e%35%33 This url does not lead to noodlebank.com, it leads to the website on the IP address 22.214.171.124
HEX TO ASCII CONVERTERhttp://www.dolcevie.com/js/converter.html
AVOIDING EMAIL FRAUD Keep ones email address as secret as possible Use a spam filter Notice the several spelling errors in the body of the "official looking" email Ignore unsolicited emails of all types, simply deleting them Don’t be greedy, since greed is often the element that allows one to be "hooked"
Emailemail@example.com Phone : 09623444448 No FB pings please…!