How Antispam Software Works

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by Pieter_Arntz, Mar 27, 2003.

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  1. Pieter_Arntz

    Pieter_Arntz Spyware Veteran

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    If it seems like you're getting more spam than ever, take comfort - the junk email tide may be about to turn. Until recently, antispam forces thought there was no way to catch enough unwanted mail to make a difference. As quickly as programmers added filters, spammers came up with new ways to spell v!agra, $ex, and f*ck. But now a raft of smarter filtering techniques - from rules-based analysis to artificial intelligence - promises to better shield your inbox. Here's how the most effective software works:

    http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.04/start.html?pg=6
     
  2. Pretender

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    The National do not call list against telemarketers is suppose to be available in July in the USA and up and fully running by October. Maybe a National (or better yet a World wide) antispam list will someday become a reality.

    bob
     
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