SpamShield: a perl-based spam filter for sendmail

Monday, 16 September 2002, 6:48 PM EST

As system administrators work to build sophisticated roadblocks, spammers continue to find ways to knock them down. This article will focus on one viable solution, SpamShield version 1.40.

The science of spam (if you can call it that) has taught us one thing: spam leaves a definite "calling card" in the system logs. This calling card is generally repetitive enough that the process of tracking spam may be automated. Based on this theory, a brilliant programmer by the name of Kai Schlichting wrote a Perl-based program called SpamShield.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

What does the future hold for cloud computing?

Posted on 21 July 2014.  |  Cloud computing’s widespread adoption by businesses and consumers alike all but guarantees that, in five to ten years’ time, the technology will still be very much with us.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Jul 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //