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  • Researchers Claim “Effectively Perfect” Spam Blocking Discovery
    By on January 25, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A team of computer scientists from the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, CA are claiming to have found an “effectively perfect” method for blocking spam. The new system deciphers the templates a botnet is using to create spam and then teaches filters what to look for. “The system … works by exploiting a trick that spammers use to defeat email filters. As spam is churned out, subtle changes are typically incorporated into the (more…)