[LUNI] POP vs. IMAP
morrison at physics.niu.edu
Wed Mar 20 11:32:05 CST 2002
I'm having a little bit of trouble understanding the difference between
POP and IMAP. Mostly, I am concerned about my password being sniffed...
If my pop server is also my desktop machine, and I use "localhost" as
the pop server, is there a risk that my password could be sniffed by
someone on the local network?
If I use IMAP without SSL to check mail remotely, is my password sent
over the internet in plain text?
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