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Chapter 4 Notes Email- An email address consists of two parts (a username and an “ @ ” sign) Can be sent between different networks using gateways Most common type today is client-server email Can be categorized as push email or pull email Push email -sends messages to the server software to check if new mail is available. Post Office Protocol- One really good quality of POP mail is you can check your mail from anywhere Pull email - when new mail is received it immediately sends the message to the client. (Blackberries) Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) - used for both push and pull Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) – Standard 7-bit ASCII text based protocol. All internet mail is based on this. Mail Clients- Eudora- popular mail client. Outlook (Windows) Entourage (Mac) and Webmail are also popular. Features: CC or BCC- this allows you to send a copy of a message to someone at the same time you are sending the original. If you use BCC, the original recipient does not know that a copy
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Unformatted text preview: has been sent. Signatures, Mailboxes, Nicknames, Forwarding, Replies Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) - MIME compliant simply means that the e-mail program can send and receive multimedia files. If you don’t have this your emails will simply look like binary shit. LISTSERV is another version of a mailing list. It stands for " list server ." It is a mailing-list server which makes it easy to send one mail message to many people. You HAVE to subscribe to become a part of a listserv Virus- a small program written to alter the way a computer operates, without the permission or knowledge of the user. MUST execute and replicate on its own. Trojan-poses as something harmless, but once executed will cause damage to your computer. These do NOT replicate themselves. Worms- programs which replicate themselves from system to system without the use of a host file like a word document....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2009 for the course CS 1604 taught by Professor Xli during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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