Tag: spam reporting

Wishful thinking down under

I call this wishful thinking, because there is great software out there (like SpamAssassin) which still has trouble stopping spam. Nonetheless, the Australians think they can do a better job by getting email users involved in the fight, and are about to distribute some spam reporting software to assist.

Unfortunately, much of the spam you see in your inbox each day does not come from a bigtime spammer – it comes from their unknowing minions – meaning zombie computers.