Tag Archives: SpamAssassin

McAfee Comes Late To Rev. Bayes’ Party

By | April 13, 2004

McAfee seems to have come somewhat late to the spam party: Network Associates, Inc. , ‘the leader in intrusion prevention solutions’, today announced that it has incorporated “powerful new Bayesian filtering into the latest McAfee SpamAssassin engine”. What, only now? Bayesian filtering is a pretty powerful weapon in the war against spam. I use POPFile and K9 and… Read More »

Update: Aliencamel gets another hump

By | June 28, 2003

   Newly arrived anti-spam service Aliencamel, which I mentioned in an earlier column, tell me they’ve beefed up their service by ‘double scanning’ every email with virus engines from RAV and Kapersky. Aliencamel’s spam technology uses server-based whitelists — allowing email from such addresses to get through — and blacklists — blocking out ‘bad’ email senders — and a… Read More »