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July 1, 2009

As I promised you on the Home Page, I have a script that will help protect your website from hackers. These parasites collect email addresses to add to their mailing list in several ways.

One fully-automated method is to send out a “robot” program to search all the websites that it can find. Search engines do the same thing, but for a legitimate purpose. The “spambots”, however, are only looking for one thing: email addresses.

Canned Spam

I wrote a short javascript several years ago that hides your email address from spam robots. They can’t find it because it’s not in the HTML source code of your webpage. It only gets added to your page AFTER the page is loaded into your browser. Read more …