How to talk like a chicken-boner: a junk e-mail glossary.
Someone who fights spam. So called because he won't yield any system capacity (bandwidth) to junk e-mail.
An e-mail account that automatically deletes everything that goes into it.
A spammer. While he sees himself as a cyber entrepreneur, he is really just a beer-drinking, chicken-bone-chewing lowlife.
Good e-mail. Not spam.
Think John Wayne. Describes a company's position toward spam. White hats are the good guys; black hats are spammers. See chicken-boner.
An e-mail server intended to attract and trap spammers.
When a legitimate company goes over to the Dark Side and starts spamming.
The technique spammers use when they alter the header of an e-mail to avoid anti-spam software.
A fake disclaimer at the end of a spam e-mail assuring the reader that the message complies with a bill introduced by former Alaska Sen. (now Gov.) Frank Murkowski regulating spam. The bill never passed.
Anything spam related, as in "That subject header looks a little pink."
To isolate suspect e-mails.
A robot used to collect e-mail addresses.
A site devoted to sending out spam. A locus of evil in the modern world.
Begging via spam.
Spam via instant message.
German for "tar pit." A server specifically designed to slow down spammers. See honeypot.
A virus or other malicious program, often concealed in spam and designed to go undetected by security systems.
A computer that has been hacked to send spam to other computers.