Network techniques for E-mail spam mitigation

Network techniques for E-mail spam mitigation

Some definitions before we begin E-mail is a protocol. And a protocol essentially means a client talking to server and vice versa. It involves handshakes, optionally sessions,cryptography in form of SSL, some secrets, counters and so on and so forth. There is no email outside of the context of the Internet. E-mail and Internet are synonymous and there is no other way than evaluate the behavior of email systems from a networking or layer III of the networking TCP/IP stack.

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