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.

Filed Under: abuse, admins, email, it


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    Overcast, 25 Jun 2008 @ 6:47am

    Was an email admin for years.

    Don't ever consider your email private.

    only one ever snooped around in someone's email and he was discovered and fired.

    *key* - has been discovered. Suspect any that are 'undiscovered'? :)

    Sometimes... the business will direct you to read other's emails. That's happened to me more than once.

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