A new tool for combating spam

Thursday, 17 July 2003, 9:36 AM EST

Unsolicited Commercial e-mail or what is so commonly known has spam has increased in volume in recent times. For those who have the daily duty of accessing mails from different mail boxes (both POP accessible as well as web-based) the volume of spam is increasing alarmingly. Users on GNU/Linux boxes have long enjoyed the comfort of battling spam using tools like SpamAssasin. Those living life on Redmond way have not been fortunate. The company's flagship products OutlookExpress and Microsoft Outlook are ill-equipped to filter out spam. The 'Rule' logic is woefully inadequate.

However, fear no more for help is at hand. A windows based UCE killer POPFile seems to work quite well.

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