This is a major upgrade containing a number of new features, including (but not limited to) remote queue and list management, better mail-loop prevention, configurable languages in the confirmation messages, option to send only part of the original message back to the sender during confirmation, Dutch and French translations, better Bulk and Junk mail handling, option to whitelist senders automatically if their mail contain your mailkey. In addition, tons of bugs were ironed out. Upgrading is recommended. See ChangeLog for complete list of changes and bugfixes.
Active Spam Killer (ASK) protects your email account against spam by confirming the sender's email address before actual delivery takes place. The confirmation happens by means of a "confirmation message" that is automatically sent to all "unknown" users. Once the sender replies to that message (a simple reply will do), future emails from that person will be delivered immediately. You can also specify (regexp) addresses to be immediately accepted, rejected (with a nastygram) or ignored. The package also includes a utility to scan your old mailboxes and generate a list of emails to be accepted automatically.... read more