pointofmail Email Tracker Application Detection
Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3413
SynopsisThe remote host is using pointofmail to track when and where emails are read.
DescriptionThe remote host is using pointofmail to track when and where emails are read. This technology embeds a tiny link within an email. When the recipient opens the email, the link is retrieved from a pointofmail server and the original sender is notified when the image was read as well as the IP address of the recipient. This is done without the knowledge of the recipient.
SolutionEnsure that such activity is allowed by corporate policies and guidelines.