Tag Archives: E-mail

SpamBully Grows Up

By | April 2, 2004

A second version SpamBully, a Bayesian filter based spam fighter, has been released. SpamBully 2.0 integrates into Outlook and Outlook Express and introduces some new features: Email blocked based on the language of the email or the country of origin; A link analyzer looks for spam by following links in an email and analyzing the web pages. Realtime… Read More »

The Perils Of AutoResponse

By | March 29, 2004

Be careful what you put in your email auto response when you head off on holiday/maternity leave/business trip. Anyone can read it. One of the the things that came out of Daniel McNamara’s travails at Code Fish was that, by having phishers put his name in the from field of one of their attacks he got swamped by… Read More »

Is SPIM Another Non-Problem?

By | March 26, 2004

No. It is a real problem, if only because there’s still plenty of sleazy people figuring out new ways to ruin your day. There’s some skepticism out there about this new spam threat: SPIM, in case you didn’t know, is spam that’s delivered, not to your inbox, but to your instant messaging chat program, like ICQ. Some folk… Read More »

Beware the phisher’s revenge

By | March 26, 2004

Australian Daniel McNamara, who runs the hugely informative anti-phishing website Code Fish Spam Watch says he was today the victim of an attack on his website and his character, by a phishing email. The email, spammed all around, pretends to be from him and says,  Dear Online Banking User, You should be heard about such called interned scam, also… Read More »