Tag Archives: POPFile

Software: Another Spam Tool

By | September 22, 2003

 An independent reviewer of anti-spam tools I hadn’t heard of called Spamotomy has awarded its highest rating ever for a desktop anti-spam product to InBoxer from Audiotrieve, which I also haven’t heard of. And I thought I was on top of the whole spam thing.     The Spamotomy review, apparently, is the result of an extensive week-long evaluation… Read More »

Note: Getting Your Head Around Spam

By | July 29, 2003

 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 »

News: More Spam Tricks

By | July 22, 2003

I don’t feel like I’ve passed on anything about spam for at least half an hour so here goes. ActiveState, “the leader in enterprise email management software”, has released an ActiveState Field Guide to Spam, which details advanced tricks used by spammers to hide their messages from spam filters. Regular readers of this blog — or folk who… Read More »

Update: Consider Changing Your Email Software

By | July 18, 2003

 A few weeks back I reported on the revival of Calypso, an excellent email program, by the folks at Rose City Software. Their rechristened Courier does everything Calypso did, but it’s got one or two features that may help tip the balance for those of you not sure it’s worth the hassle switching. My favourite feature is its… Read More »