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- Commercial spam / virus filtering services for corporations and ISP's.
Anti-Spam tips and Resources for Webmasters
Anti-Spam | Stop Spam Bots
- Converts HTML code to hide email address from spam bots.
Email address encoder
- Transforms ascii email addresses into their equivalent decimal entity through the use of Character Entities.
Email Address Encoder
How Do Spammers Get Email Addresses?
- Twelve ways spammers obtain email address. Includes links to websites explaining how to trace spammers down.
How do spammers harvest email addresses?
- Several methods are described.
How to Block E-mail Relaying
- What to do when your computer is used to relay spam.
How to Stop Messenger Spam
- Explains how to stop web pop-up spam advertising in Windows Messenger.
MailVeil spam prevention
- Offers a service to munge email addresses using flash to prevent harvesting.
- Offers services to businesses by acting as an agent between senders and recipients to prevent spam and other insecure email. Includes links to news on spam.
- Universal opt-out by domain list; created as a "convenient opt-out" measure per the CAN-SPAM act.
Outlook Express Tutorial
- Step by step explanation with screenshots of how to set filters.
Paul Graham: Antispam
- An intensive study essentially discussing spam-filtering techniques.
Personal Email Networks: An Effective Anti-Spam Tool
- An automated graph theoretic method for identifying individual users' trusted networks of friends in cyberspace. [PDF/PostScript]
PHP Spam Poison (phpwpoison)
- An automated page generator that create long lists of fake email addresses to poison the spammer's database.
Some Simple and Practical Means to Help Avoid Spam
- Offers a few simple suggestions.
- Information about fighting and reducing spam. Links to major related sites and news.
- How to avoid, detect and harass spambots. Spambots are programs that extract email addresses from web pages, which are then used as targets for spam.
The Spammeister Guide to Spam
- FAQ on spam including ways to reduce the flow of junk email or become spam free.
- Offering anti-spam program and disposable email addresses.
Stop Spam Email
- Offers advice under the categories of ISP filtering, services, software, sundries, hints and tips.
- Generates fake data to give to e-mail harvesting robots.
- A consulting company for businesses and governments promoting do-not-email registries. Includes spam news and articles.
Wikipedia - CAPTCHA
- Explains how captcha features can keep spammers from signing up for certain accounts online, such as email or weblogs. Explains how the system can be circumvented as well.
SEC Suspends Trading of 35 Companies Touted in Spam Email Campaigns
- Press release from the US Securities and Exchange Commission, explaining their recent actions to help curb stock tout spam. (March 08, 2007)
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