Yosi's Anti-Spam POP3 fIlter bot

see also the yaspi project at SourceForge



yaspi is a POP3 mail scanner specifically done to combat mailbox floods caused by virus like Swen.

It connects to the POP3 server, looks at the headers of the new messages and deletes those that seem to be virus generated without ever downloading them.

yaspi most interesting feature is that it can automatically send abuse reports to the ISPs where the mails were originated. This way, most infected machines will be either disinfected or disconnected from the Internet (and so, sending infected mails!).



yaspi source and binaries are available from the SourceForge project pages at



do you want to collaborate?

There are several things you can do to improve yaspi:

Send me an e-mail if you want to do any of them or any other thing that you think yaspi is missing.

sfandino at yahoo dot com
Last modified: Sun Nov 2 11:29:17 PST 2003