Facebook Google Plus Twitter LinkedIn YouTube RSS Menu Search Resource - BlogResource - WebinarResource - ReportResource - Eventicons_066 icons_067icons_068icons_069icons_070

pointofmail Email Tracker Application Detection

Info

Synopsis

The remote host is using pointofmail to track when and where emails are read.

Description

The 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.

Solution

Ensure that such activity is allowed by corporate policies and guidelines.