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On Extendable Software Architecture for Spam Email Filtering

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On Extendable Software Architecture for Spam Email Filtering
—The research community and the IT industry have invested significant effort in fighting spam emails. There are many different approaches, ranging from white listing, black listing, reputation ranking, postage, legislation, and content scanning etc. Until every ISP obeys the same rules, content scanning based spam email filters still have a significant role to play in fighting spam emails. There are many content scanning based spam email filters available and also in operation. Yet we are still inundated with spam emails everyday. This is not because the filters are not powerful enough, but because the filtering systems are not flexible enough to adapt the new development of spam techniques, such as HTML tagging, image based spam, and keyword obfuscating etc. In this paper, we propose to use dynamic multiple normalizers as the preprocessors for spam filters. The normalizers convert an email to its plain text format, called normalization. With the help of the normalizers, spam filters...
Wanli Ma, Dat Tran, Dharmendra Sharma
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where IMECS
Authors Wanli Ma, Dat Tran, Dharmendra Sharma
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