[SATLUG] OT maybe not sure....POP and IMAP access on the UTSA campus

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Tue Jan 8 16:24:27 CST 2008


On 1/8/08, Jeremy Mann wrote:

>  Todd, its probably due to security procedures. Webmail is less likely
>  to get attacked than POP and IMAP services. If they're anything like
>  the HSC, we don't have POP/IMAP any more for campus mail.

I'm confused.  Could you explain this to me?

I've only been specializing in mail systems administration since 
~1992, and I'm missing the part where POP and IMAP are less secure 
than webmail.

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