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1 SidewaysQuark  Tue, Jul 17, 2012 8:23:27pm

My advice - take the lesson from this and send personal emails on non-work accounts from smartphones rather than work machines.

2 KettleKat  Tue, Jul 17, 2012 9:20:06pm

If you're sending personal emails at work,

1) Don't send from your work account
2) Don't use webmail
3) Don't use the IT-installed email client
4) Do use SSL
5) Do use SSH tunnels

Of course, there are still keyloggers and remote viewing and such...

3 KettleKat  Tue, Jul 17, 2012 9:23:16pm

re: #1 SidewaysQuark

My advice - take the lesson from this and send personal emails on non-work accounts from smartphones rather than work machines.

You're still not safe. You could be connecting to an IMSI catcher.

4 Mostly sane, most of the time.  Tue, Jul 17, 2012 9:42:26pm

Don't send personal emails from work. Send them from a computer you personally own. Take a tablet down to Starbucks at lunchtime and send emails from there.

5 KettleKat  Tue, Jul 17, 2012 9:45:13pm

re: #4 Mostly sane, most of the time.

Noooooooooo! Don't send email on an unsecured Wi-Fi network!

In fact, don't send email ever. Too insecure.

6 Mostly sane, most of the time.  Tue, Jul 17, 2012 9:58:54pm

re: #5 Kaitlyn R

Nooo! Don't send email on an unsecured Wi-Fi network!

In fact, don't send email ever. Too insecure.

Send your mail on flash paper with a request to destroy.

Or, if you have something really sensitive, say it in person? I know, not always practical.

7 Romantic Heretic  Wed, Jul 18, 2012 4:47:50am

Of course he can read your e-mail. You are his property and by extension your e-mail is his property.

Man, we go to all this trouble to make corporations people while making actual people not people and the ACLU still thinks they are relevant. Sheesh.

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8 SidewaysQuark  Wed, Jul 18, 2012 6:31:16am

re: #3 Kaitlyn R

You're still not safe. You could be connecting to an IMSI catcher.

In which case, I don't think your employer could make the case that they're doing something legal. Of course, nothing would surprise me any more, though.


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