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administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 12:51PM
Step0ut (step0ut yahoo gr) (7 replies)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 07 2007 06:17PM
Cristóbal Palmer (cristobalpalmer gmail com)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 07 2007 04:57PM
Richard Cox (khabi pixelatedninja com)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 07 2007 10:08AM
Alexander Klimov (alserkli inbox ru)
Hi.

On Tue, 6 Feb 2007, Step0ut wrote:
> I am sorry if this is not the exact forum to post this question but
> seemed the most relevant. I am working in a network with 40/50 PC's
> managed by 3 people with administrator passwords. The OS used is
> GNU/Linux. There is also a webmail service provided by the same
> server, which is also maintained by the same people. My question is
> the following: Since the administrator has of course access to all
> user files, does this mean that one with administrator privileges
> can read everybody's emails?

Yes.

If you are concerned about administrators of the mail server use
encryption: <http://gnupg.org/>

Note that if they are also administrators of your local computer, they
can as well steal your key and install a keylogger to get all your
gnupg passwords.

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Regards,
ASK

[ reply ]
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 09:27PM
Greg Metcalfe (metcalfegreg qwest net)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 07:15PM
druid stonedcoder org
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 04:44PM
Klaas Schaafsma (klaas xs4all nl)
Re: administrator permissions mail server Feb 06 2007 04:28PM
Stephen Hauskins (stephen acg ucsc edu)


 

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