An option in an e-mail that appears to be a legitimate unsubscribe option. When the e-mail recipient clicks the link and unsubscribe, they are actually validating their e-mail address to the spammer for future use.
Slang term for spam e-mail address, a person’s secondary e-mail address, which is used for registering to receive newsletters, discussion forums and for other Web sites requiring sign-ups where you may receive frequent e-mails. The spamdress is used in place of a primary e-mail address to assist in keeping spam out of the primary account. […]
Software that is used by spammers to send out automated spam e-mail. Spamware packages may also include an e-mail harvesting tool.
- spanning tree protocol
Abbreviated STP, a link management protocol that is part of the IEEE 802.1 standard for media access control bridges. Using the spanning tree algorithm, STP provides path redundancy while preventing undesirable loops in a network that are created by multiple active paths between stations. Loops occur when there are alternate routes between hosts. To establish […]
- spatial compression
A compression algorithm applied to a single frame of video independently, where the video image is compressed much like a JPEG image would be compressed.
- Spatial Data
Also known as geospatial data or geographic information it is the data or information that identifies the geographic location of features and boundaries on Earth, such as natural or constructed features, oceans, and more. Spatial data is usually stored as coordinates and topology, and is data that can be mapped. Spatial data is often accessed, […]