Issue #76 / Mar 2007
Cover Theme: Blocking Spam
DVD: Best of Small Distros
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COVER STORY: Blocking Spam IntroFacing down the masterminds of unsolicited Internet mail
Spammers charge real money for their dubious services, and hundreds of advertisers are willing to pay. We’ll show you some innovative techniques for controlling and containing spam, including strategies for slowing down spam bots, keeping spammers from getting your address, and separating spam from legitimate email.
COVER STORY: Address ProtectionFending off spam before it reaches your filter
Sometimes the best way to keep spam out of your mailbox is to keep the spammers from getting your address.
COVER STORY: TarpitsUsing tarpits to trap spammers
A tarpit slows down spam by reducing the effectiveness of the spammer’s weapons.
COVER STORY: Spam TestComparing antispam appliances and services
Spam filters can help smooth the waves in your inbox, as long as they are reliable and don’t have too many side effects. We’ll show you what we found when we tested five antispam appliances and two service providers.
COVER STORY: IMAP spam filterIntelligent filtering with Qmail, SpamAssassin, and Maildrop
We’ll show you a custom solution for moving spam to a separate folder and adding new spam signatures to SpamAssassin.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.