Investigating the leakage of sensitive personal and organisational information in email headers

@article{Nurse2015InvestigatingTL,
  title={Investigating the leakage of sensitive personal and organisational information in email headers},
  author={Jason R. C. Nurse and Arnau Erola and Michael Goldsmith and Sadie Creese},
  journal={J. Internet Serv. Inf. Secur.},
  year={2015},
  volume={5},
  pages={70-84}
}
Email is undoubtedly the most used communications mechanism in society today. Within business alone, it is estimated that 100 billion emails are sent and received daily across the world. While the security and privacy of email has been of concern to enterprises and individuals for decades, this has predominately been focused on protecting against malicious content in incoming emails and explicit data exfiltration, rather than inadvertent leaks in outgoing emails. In this paper, we consider this… CONTINUE READING

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