Re: A question of Security

Glynn Clements (glynn@sensei.co.uk)
Sat, 18 Dec 1999 10:23:49 +0100 (GMT--1:00)


Steve Shah wrote:

> Tip for POP: POP sends passwords over the network in
> cleartext just like telnet. =( If your clients can use the APOP
> protocol (Eudora clients can) then check out the QPopper daemon
> as a replacement. (www.eudora.com/freeware/qpop.html) Read the
> docs that come with it to see how to configure APOP.

Note that the Linux port of the UCD in.pop3d has had APOP support
since v1.005h (Apr 1997).

-- 
Glynn Clements <glynn@sensei.co.uk>

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