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|Name=Spam-X
 
|Name=Spam-X
 
|Short description=Anti-Spam application
 
|Short description=Anti-Spam application
|Full description=Spam-X is a small anti-spam program that seeks to block +email harvesting spambots and flood them with hundreds or even thousands of worthless e-mail addresses. It "hides" these junk mailto: links in the body of a normal-appearing HTML page, which it generates using words from a dictionary of over 45,000 English words. It generates each page of junk mailto: links very slowly, thereby wasting the spambot's time. Last but not least, it includes a "loop back" link to itself, with a random parameter, hoping to fool the spambot in to endlessly looping and thereby getting "stuck" on the Spam-X link and blocking it from ever reaching your real email address.
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Spam-X is a small anti-spam program that seeks to block +email harvesting spambots and flood them with hundreds or even thousands of worthless e-mail addresses. It "hides" these junk mailto: links in the body of a normal-appearing HTML page, which it generates using words from a dictionary of over 45,000 English words. It generates each page of junk mailto: links very slowly, thereby wasting the spambot's time. Last but not least, it includes a "loop back" link to itself, with a random parameter, hoping to fool the spambot in to endlessly looping and thereby getting "stuck" on the Spam-X link and blocking it from ever reaching your real email address.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/software/spam-x.html
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/software/spam-x.html
 
|VCS checkout command=
 
 
|Computer languages=Perl
 
|Computer languages=Perl
 
|Documentation note=User install guide available in HTML format from http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/documentation/spam-x/INSTALL.html
 
|Documentation note=User install guide available in HTML format from http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/documentation/spam-x/INSTALL.html
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=CRM114,DSPAM,Seed_Spambots,sugerplum,bogofilter
 
|Related projects=CRM114,DSPAM,Seed_Spambots,sugerplum,bogofilter
 
|Keywords=header,mail,anti-spam,e-mail,spam,harvest,Spam-X,spambot,tarpit
 
|Keywords=header,mail,anti-spam,e-mail,spam,harvest,Spam-X,spambot,tarpit
|Is GNU=n
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2005-08-01
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
 
|Version identifier=4.0
 
|Version identifier=4.0
 
|Version date=2005-07-30
 
|Version date=2005-07-30
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/spam-x.html?HTTP&spam-x-3.1.tar.gz
 
|Version download=http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/spam-x.html?HTTP&spam-x-3.1.tar.gz
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|Version comment=4.0 stable released 2005-07-30
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|Last review by=BABA200
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|Last review date=2017/02/28
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Status=
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|Is GNU=No
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|License verified date=2002-11-19
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-11-19
 
|License verified date=2002-11-19
|Version comment=4.0 stable released 2005-07-30
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Nathan Lindstrom
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Nathan Lindstrom
 
 
|Email=spam-x@nathanlindstrom.com
 
|Email=spam-x@nathanlindstrom.com
 
|Resource URL=
 
|Resource URL=
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
|Email software=anti-spam
 
 
|Interface=web
 
|Interface=web
 
|Use=email
 
|Use=email
 
|Works-with=email
 
|Works-with=email
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|Email software=anti-spam
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2002-11-19
 
 
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{{Software prerequisite
 
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|Prerequisite description=Perl 5.6.0 or later
 
|Prerequisite description=Perl 5.6.0 or later
 
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Latest revision as of 15:25, 28 February 2017

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Spam-X

http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/software/spam-x.html
Anti-Spam application

This is a candidate for deletion: 1. No files sources found cannot download. Reference:

http://web.archive.org/web/20030622130322/http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/software.html


Spam-X is a small anti-spam program that seeks to block +email harvesting spambots and flood them with hundreds or even thousands of worthless e-mail addresses. It "hides" these junk mailto: links in the body of a normal-appearing HTML page, which it generates using words from a dictionary of over 45,000 English words. It generates each page of junk mailto: links very slowly, thereby wasting the spambot's time. Last but not least, it includes a "loop back" link to itself, with a random parameter, hoping to fool the spambot in to endlessly looping and thereby getting "stuck" on the Spam-X link and blocking it from ever reaching your real email address.

Documentation

User install guide available in HTML format from http://www.lindstromconsulting.com/documentation/spam-x/INSTALL.html

Related Projects





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

19 November 2002




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Nathan Lindstrom Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,SupportHomepagehttp://www.lindstromconsulting.com/contact.html


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useGNU make 3.76 or later
Required to usePerl 5.6.0 or later

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