The security of email communication often prompts intriguing discussions. Commonly, people trust that their emails remain confidential, particularly when dispatched from a secured environment, like a workplace network. However, what might surprise many is that once an email is sent, it often traverses through public ‘open source’ channels before reaching its intended recipient. OPSINT, a method focused on extracting open-source data, encompasses the vast majority of emails in transit. Naturally, procuring such data becomes remarkably more straightforward (and economical) if one possesses the associated username and password!