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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    Jack-Jack, 25 Jun 2008 @ 8:54am

    huh?

    Anyone think that we are given this access to read the emails because.. IT's OUR JOB. YES we read YOUR email. (As if we have time to sit around and do that... we actually have software that scans your email for non-work-related-phrases.) Why would you want to send a non-work-related email from work when so many other "mom-n-pop" sites have FREE email accounts? Give me a break people... work is for working. If it was supposed to be fun, we wouldn't get paid. Stop the QQ.

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