One anti-spam service I tried a few months back was Melbourne-based Aliencamel, which I thought was good but not perfect, have just announced some new features which may make the product more competitive in a tight marketplace. Aliencamel works as a mix of different anti-spam and anti-virus elements designed to keep out the riff-raff so you only download… Read More »
This is not new, but worth passing on to those folk that would like to understand spam a bit better. Spam is a pain for all of us, and it’s not likely to get better. But the more we understand it, the more we can do something about it. If you think it’s just a bunch of sleazy… Read More »
Here’s yet another free anti-spam option, courtesy of reader Ross Judson:SpamBayes. SpamBayes uses the same kind of filters as POPFile. Ross reports 99%+ accuracy after two weeks, after ‘training’ the software on some 1,000 spam messages he keeps about the house.
Spam Bully, an email spam filter that integrates into Outlook and Outlook Express, is now out of beta and officially ready to go. I haven’t given Spam Bully a test run, but it uses Bayesian Filters, an approach I wrote about a few weeks back, so in theory should work well. From their press release: “Spam… Read More »