Archive for the ‘Cactus Spam Filter’ Category

Cactus Spam Filter with gmail or over other SSL connection

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

I have had many requests to make Cactus Spam Filter run with clients that uses gmail. Gmail only allows SSL connections (Secure Socket Layer) and therefore Cactus Spam Filter has not been able to filter spam. This shows how you can circumvent this and make Cactus Spam Filter work with any SSL connection. (more…)

Cactus Spam Filter 3.01 out now

Monday, September 6th, 2010

I have just released a new version of Cactus Spam Filter. I decided to keep it simple and just fix reported bugs and problems and not adding any new features.

Download Cactus Spam Filter 3.01 here.

New in version 3.01:
– Added Windows Live Mail to the be protected by the spam filter
– Problem when creating messages
– Problem when enumerating processes and low on system resources
– Outlook sometimes crashes when started
– dllassertions.txt growing very big and consuming disk space
– Corrupted xml config files
– Continuous removal of files in training area (so it doesn’t grow too big)

Working on Cactus Spam Filter

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Just wanted to let you know that I am currently going through the bug archive to fix for Cactus Spam Filter 3.01.

Bugs on the list:
– Problem when creating messages
– Problem when enumerating processes and low on system resources
– Outlook sometimes crashes when started
– dllassertions.txt growing very big and consuming disk space
– corrupted xml config files
– Problems running Cactus Spam Filter with malwarebytes

Some other things I may look at:
– Continuous removal of files in training area (so it doesn’t grow too big)
– Support for 64-bit mail clients

Thanks to everyone who has reported errors, I am sorry I haven’t had time to reply to you all.