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What are different Email protocols?

When we speak about email accounts, there are multiple protocols which are involved. This can be extremely confusing if you are not aware of what protocols exist for emails. Also, each of this protocols performs slightly different functionality. The commonly used protocols are- IMAP, POP3, SMTP, and Exchange. These are few protocol types one would come across while accessing an email client. The protocol details can be accessed via the server settings based on the email client being used.[..]

How to Trace the Source of an Email to Determine Its Legitimacy?

Users receive multiple emails on a daily basis, some work-related, some personal and others from unknown sources. Sometimes it can be difficult to know which of these emails are legitimate and which aren't. Have you ever received an email from the government requesting your Social Security Number, a payment company stating your card was declined, or a website that claimed you were a contest winner? If you've ever doubted the authenticity of these emails, you can track their source location. These types of emails are ones in which you should trace the source to find your answer. Tracing the source of an email can be very useful, especially for verification purposes. In this blog, we'll show you how.[..]

Zoho Free Email Hosting

Are you looking for free email hosting for your personal domain or smaill business? Google Apps and Microsoft Outlook used to offer reliable and free email hosting on a custom domain, but they are no longer free. A viable alternative to Google Apps and Outlook is Zoho Mail, and you can have up to 5 free email accounts.[..]

How to locate your email header?

To trace an email, you'll need to locate an email header that came with the email. Every email has email header and message body. An email may be going through a number of hops, and a header is appended with the IP address of the email server processing the email. When an email reaches the final destination, your email provider appends it's IP address to the header. The IP address of the very first header added to the email is the IP address of the sender's mail server.[..]

Email Delivery Problems Explained

With ever growing number of spam emails flooding the Internet, more and more ISPs tighten their email filtering system to prevent spams delivered to their clients. It is virtually impossible to block even 50% of the spams arriving in a mail server, and there will always be false positives (legitimate emails filtered as spams). In an effort to reduce spam emails, the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) passed the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, but the Internet spam traffic is still on the rise.

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