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Automated spam-poisoner

Sugarplum is an automated spam-poisoner. It feeds large amounts of realistic but useless data to wandering spam-bots such as EmailSiphon, Cherry Picker, etc. This contaminates spammers' databases so much as to require culling out large portions (including any real data) and/or instructing spambots to avoid your site. Sugarplum detects so-called "stealth" spambots, and can activate firewalls or more aggressive countermeasures at the administrator's option. It includes Apache mod_rewrite rules for known spambots.

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Janet Casey

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28 December 2000

Leaders and contributors

Devin Carroway Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:sugarplumA@TdevinDO.Tcom

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 January 2017.

Version comment

0.9.10 stable released on 2003-04-03


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