[Dshield] Spam Email is there a solution "finally"?

Darren Gasser kaos at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 18 19:38:00 GMT 2003


IT Manager wrote:
> Speaking of Spam E-mail, I came across this little excerpt in an
> E-mail that  someone had sent to me. It asks me to please verify my
business
> before I can send this particular person an E-mail.

This is commonly called "challenge-response filtering," and there are lots
of companies trying this out.  A good overview of the basic idea, with some
caveats to consider, available here:

http://www.spamfaq.net/spamfighting.shtml#challenge_response




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