What is Phishing Attack? Phishing is an Internet scam where the user is convinced to give valuable information. Phishing will redirect the user to a different website through emails. instant messages, spywares etc. Phishing attacks usually involve deceptive e-mail that appears to come from a popular commercial site. The email explains that the recipient has an account problem, or some other reason to visit the commercial site and log in. However, the link in the email sends the user to a malicious “spoof” site that collects user information such as account names, passwords, and credit card numbers.
Tools Description of Email Attacks – Email serers
Free SMTP Server is a SMTP server program for Windows that lets you send email messages directly from your computer. It’s very simple but very useful for laptop users traveling around the world and connecting their PCs to different Internet Service Providers in different countries. You can use it instead of ISP’s SMTP server to increase your security and privacy. The email program you already use for sending and receiving messages can be connected to the server in a very easy way – by using the word “localhost” instead of your current SMTP host. Having done so, you can send messages in a usual manner. Free SMTP Server is very fast, while sending; it establishes dozens of SMTP connections, and gets the most out of your Internet connection
H Mail Server:-
hMailServer is a free e-mail server for Microsoft Windows. It’s used by Internet service providers, companies, governments, schools and enthusiasts in all parts of the world. It supports the common e-mail protocols (IMAP, SMTP and POP3) and can easily be integrated with many existing web mail systems. It has flexible score-based spam protection and can attach to your virus scanner to scan all incoming and outgoing email
Post Cast Server:-
PostCast Server is an SMTP mail server program that completely replaces your ISP’s SMTP server. By making one small change in your e-mail program, you can start sending messages directly from your computer. With the help of Post Cast Server you can turn your Computer into a Email Server.
Surege Mail Server:-
SurgeMail is an advanced secure easy to manage and install high performance email server using fast browser based administration tools. Surgemail includes user and domain self administration. Surgemail is scalable to an unlimited number of users or domains. Surgemail’s efficiency mean tens of thousands of users can be supported even on very modest hardware.