POP (Short for Post Office Protocol) is a protocol used to retrieve e-mail from a mail server. Most e-mail applications (sometimes called an e-mailRead More
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What is an “SMTP” server?
SMTP: (pronounced as separate letters) short for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, a protocol for sending e-mail messages between servers. Most e-mail systems that sendRead More
What is “LAN”?
As Wikipedia defines it, a local area network (LAN) is a network that connects computers and devices in a limited geographical area such asRead More
What is “SPAM”?
In a way, you are already familiar with spam – after all, you get some every day. Spam is a form of an electronicRead More
What is an “Email Client”?
An Email Client, Email Rader, or Mail User Agent (MUA), is an application – a computer program – used to send, receive and viewRead More
What is a “Firewall”?
A firewall is An electronic boundary (or physical piece of hardware) that prevents unauthorized users and/or packets of data or information (e.g., files andRead More
What is a “DNS”?
DNS: Short for Domain Name System (or Service or Server), an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses. The Internet is reallyRead More