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Abuse version 1.0.7.0 released

Version 1.0.7.0 is a minor release of Abuse, a spam back-tracker and lart sending program. It's primary purpose is to examine the header of a spam email, locate the ISP the spam was sent from, go on-line and check NICs, open relay DBs and black-listed IP ranges to discover the address of the abuse-desk for the spammer's ISP, then
prepare and send a lart to the ISP identifying their spam-sending customer's address.... read more

Posted by developerdx 2006-08-10

Abuse version 1.0.6.9 released

This is minor release. German language support has been added. Two bugs were fixed that prevented Abuse from running properly with Windows 98 and Windows ME.

Posted by developerdx 2006-08-02

Abuse version 1.0.6.8 released

Version 1.0.6.8 is a minor release of Abuse, a spam back-tracker and lart sending program. It's primary purpose is to examine the header of a spam email, locate the ISP the spam was sent from, locate the ISP's abuse contact addresses, then prepare and send a lart to the ISP identifying their spam-sending customer's address.

There were numerous cleanup modifications made to permit the program to be compiled with the latest Microsoft compilers and improve performance. There were also changes made to the user interface to allow the user to add additional lart addresses from a list maintained by the user. The allows the user to include email addresses based on the lart content (i.e. spoof@paypal.com). A Dutch translation was added to the language files.

Posted by developerdx 2006-07-21

Abuse version 1.0.6.7 released

Abuse is a simple program that helps people fight spam. It will "read" any e-mail header you indicate, go on-line and check the various NICs, open relay DBs... prepare/send an email to the spammer's ISP in order for your voice to be heard.

We have released the the latest stable version of Abuse : Release version 1.0.6.7

There were immprovements to the user interface for language support made in this release.
There are 2 new languages provided: French & Norwegian.... read more

Posted by developerdx 2006-04-18

Abuse version 1.0.6.5 released

Abuse is a simple program that helps people fight spam. It will "read" any e-mail header you indicate, go on-line and check the various NICs, open relay DBs... prepare/send an email to the spammer's ISP in order for your voice to be heard.

We have released the the latest stable version of Abuse : Release version 1.0.6.5.

There were minor immprovements to the user interface and minor bug fixes made in this release.
• Improved the spamvertized URL detection and parsing.
• Continued improvement with KRNIC & JNIC query processing.
• Reduce the creation of single IP address addie (abuse contact) cache entries caused when updating existing
addie entries.
• Fixed a problem created with one of the last release enhancements: Program wasn't sending larts if the only
contacts selected in the "Select Who to Lart" dialog were non-cached contacts (contacts beginning with an *).... read more

Posted by developerdx 2006-03-04

Abuse 1.0.6.4 released

Abuse is a simple program that helps people fight spam. It will "read" any e-mail header you indicate, go on-line and check the various NICs, open relay DBs... prepare/send an email to the spammer's ISP in order for your voice to be heard.

We have released the the latest stable version of Abuse : Release version 1.0.6.4.

This version provides the initial support for multi-languages. Italian is the first translation provided. There were minor changes made to the user interface to account for the display of translated text.... read more

Posted by developerdx 2006-02-23

Abuse version 1.0.6.3 released

Abuse is a simple program that helps people fight spam. It will "read" any e-mail header you indicate, go on-line and check the various NICs, open relay DBs... prepare/send an email to the spammer's ISP in order for your voice to be heard.

Download:
http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/spam-abuse/Abuse_1063.zip?download

More info:
http://spam-abuse.sourceforge.net/
http://sourceforge.net/projects/spam-abuse/... read more

Posted by developerdx 2006-01-15

Abuse version 1.0.6.0 (stable) released

Abuse is a simple program that will help you fight back against spam.

It will "read" any e-mail header, go on-line and check NICs, open relay databases and black-listed IP ranges to discover the address of the abuse-desk you should write to. Further it will tell you if the sender's IP address is an open relay or is blacklisted as a spam source. It will prepare an a letter of complaint (LART) and allow you to select from the list of discovered abuse contact addresses for which to send the lart by pressing the send option.... read more

Posted by developerdx 2005-11-23