Spam-Fighting Hardware for Consumers

highres_spamcube-techspecs.jpgIt’s disheartening to think there’s a market out there for Spam Cube, a $150 appliance consumers install between their broadband modem and computer to block spam. David Pogue reviews it in today’s “New York Times.”

Enterprises have been using anti-spam hardware solutions for some time now. Pity to think that in the wake of CAN-SPAM and mighty efforts on the part of ISPs to fight the scourge, the spam keeps coming in volumes that impel regular people to fork over this kind of money for these types of solutions.

Moreover, Pogue got plenty of false positives, and the gizmo failed to flag his phishing messages.

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