Yosi's Anti-Spam POP3
see also the yaspi project
- German docs contributed by Bastian Pöttner available /
Deutsche Unterlagen vorhanden:
- FAQ (frequently asked questions) now available from here
- HOW-TO for the GUI version now available
- New version 0.10 with improved GUI
- New version 0.08 with GUI
- New developer on the project:
- New version 0.07 that corrects several bugs released
- The Swen Killer is here!
- new version 0.05 available with better docs
- new HOW-TO available (tambien en español!)
- docs in Spanish available now / documentacion en español disponible aqui
- new version 0.04 available, it solves several problems
when running on Windows
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
- it's free, distributed under the GNU GPL
- runs under Windows and Unix/Linux (maybe under Mac OS X, but
- virus detecting rules are fully customizable
- integrated with Ricochet to send abuse
yaspi source and binaries are available from the
SourceForge project pages at http://sourceforge.net/projects/yaspi
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.
- subscribe to yaspi mailing lists and help other people to install and use it
- sent me
bot.cfg templates for your favourite ISPs so I can include them with yaspi
- a tutorial explaining how to install the GUI version including screenshots of all the needed steps
- icons for the GUI version
- translate the documentation to other languages: Italian, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, etc.
sfandino at yahoo dot com
Last modified: Sun Nov 2 11:29:17 PST 2003