My previous posting got me curious enough that I decided to write a program to detect SpyMail in my own email. Not surprisingly, I get a lot. Most of it comes from spammers. But, I have seen a few from msgtag and didtheyreadit, too. Those two have been used in sending email to customer support for some other products I work on, presumably to figure out if customer support actually reads the email. (Which we do, of course!)

So, if you want to try it out – I put it up for free download. It works within Outlook, and requires .NET. It installs as a passive watcher of your email. If it sees SpyMail, it lets you know about it, keeps a hsitory of the spymail, and neutralizes the spy-threat.

Of course, it probably can’t detect everything, but I’ve already found over 20 spymails that were in my mailbox…. Frightening.

Here is where you can get NoSpyMail

One thought on “NoSpyMail

  • September 17, 2004 at 5:20 pm


    I am trying your NoSpyMail. I will post you with every hit and if I detect something that it doest pick up I will forward that to you as well.


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