Yeah, Your IT Guy Is Probably Reading Your Email

from the just-because-you're-paranoid,-it-doesn't-mean-they're-not-out-to-get-you dept

You probably suspected it, but there's a decent chance that someone in your IT department may be snooping on at least someone in your company -- and they don't seem to mind admitting it. It's not overwhelming, but about one in three IT folks admits to snooping using admin passwords to access information they're not supposed to look at. Given that there are probably plenty who won't admit it, there's a pretty good chance that the actual percentages are higher.

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    Bigdogpete, 25 Jun 2008 @ 5:37am

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    I agree who cares. I have tools that alert me when you do something wrong and other than that I could care less if you email your girlfriend or boyfriend. I have enough problems without wading through your email. Investigations are a pain, but someone always is looking for a way around the system. Guess what it isn't your's, you don't own the computer or network you are using at work. So make my life easier and don't be stupid when you go to work.

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