Re: SSL My Mail?
From: Colonel Flagg (colonel_flagg_at_NOSOUPFORJ00internetwarzone.org)
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 20:34:56 -0400
In article <ho%4b.7252$NF5.firstname.lastname@example.org>, vze4n6n4
> What is SSL? How does it work, and what software do I need? Of course I
> gather it's some form of encryption, but does encryption mean that those who
> receive mail from me will have to have the same encryption technology to
> read it?
> As for resetting my mail to a path where others have no access, I understand
> that, however my question is really directed at whether MY mail is
> accessible to (1) an ISP account holder, (2)on whose router my internet
> access is connected and (3) on which I have my separate email address. Can
> this person access my email. If so, how and what measures can I take to
> prevent this?
Most all popular email clients are SSL compatible, such as Outlook,
Outlook Express, Eudora, Mozilla Mail, etc.
SSL email is tunnelled through a secure connection from you to the
server, where you download your email through this tunnel through secure
Read about it at www.cotse.net
-- Colonel Flagg http://www.internetwarzone.org/ Privacy at a click: http://www.cotse.net Q: How many Bill Gates does it take to change a lightbulb? A: None, he just defines Darkness? as the new industry standard..." "...I see stupid people."