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Unmasking Anonymous Email Senders

March 8th, 2011 03:46 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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alphadogg writes “Just because you send an email anonymously doesn’t mean people can’t figure out who you are anymore. A new technique developed by researchers at Concordia University in Quebec could be used to unmask would-be anonymous emailers by sniffing out patterns in their writing style from use of all lowercase letters to common typos. Their research, published in the journal Digital Investigation, describes techniques that could be used to serve up evidence in court, giving law enforcement more detailed information than a simple IP address can produce.”

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