Patent Number: 8,719,350

Title: Email addressee verification

Abstract: The disclosure is directed to email addressee verification. A method in accordance with an embodiment includes: obtaining an email message including at least one email address; evaluating each email address of the email message against at least one email rule, and assigning a score to each email address based on the evaluation; and comparing the score assigned to each email address to a threshold, and flagging any suspect email address based on the comparison.

Inventors: Sharma; Sanjeev (Ashburn, VA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 15/16 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018