Detecting and Combating Malicious Email
|Published:||Oct 10 2014|
|Posted:||Apr 16 2016|
|Book size:||8.2 MB|
Malicious email is, simply put, email with a malicious purpose. The malicious purpose could be fraud, theft, espionage, or malware injection. The processes by which email execute the malicious activity vary widely, from fully manual (e.g. human-directed) to fully automated. One example of a malicious email is one that contains an attachment which the recipient is directed to open. When the attachment is opened, malicious software is installed on the recipient's computer. Because malicious email can vary so broadly in form and function, automated detection is only marginally helpful. The education of all users to detect potential malicious email is important to containing the threat and limiting the damage. It is increasingly necessary for all email users to understand how to recognize and combat malicious email. Detecting and Combating Malicious Email describes the different types of malicious email, shows how to differentiate malicious email from benign email, and suggest protective strategies for both personal and enterprise email environments. It discusses how and why malicious e-mail is used. It explains how to find hidden viruses in e-mails. It provides hands-on concrete steps to detect and stop malicious e-mail before it is too late. It covers what you need to do if a malicious e-mail slips through.
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