Spam-X

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Spam-X

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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.

Documentation

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


Download

Download version 4.0 (stable)
released on 30 July 2005

Categories

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey19 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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 February 2017.



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