Nov 26, 2020
Announcing the Apache SpamAssassin Channel for the KAM ...
Happy Thanksgiving, The McGrail Foundation is proud to announce the immediate availability of the channel for the KAM rule set. The rule set has been free and available to improve Apache SpamAssassin installations for going on 17 years now. It includes rules for common spam as well as ... Read More
Oct 28, 2020
McGrail Foundation October Sponsor Spotlight: INKY
The McGrail Foundation is proud to announce that INKY has become a sponsor of supporting the KAM.cf Apache SpamAssassin ruleset that helps protect so many people every day. INKY leads the industry in mail protection powered by unique computer vision, artificial intelligence, and machine ... Read More
Aug 20, 2020
The McGrail Foundation is Seeking Sponsors for Bug ...
Bugs are a common problem in all software. Bug bounties are commonly used by companies to prevent exploits by 'bad actors' by paying ethical hackers to discover the bugs to be fixed. Just this year Microsoft paid $13.7m in bug-bounty payouts. The McGrail foundation is seeking to do the reverse ... Read More
Jul 15, 2020
Apache SpamAssassin Leads A Growing List of ...
Over the past few weeks, a heated debate has arisen on the Apache SpamAssassin users list regarding the replacement of racially charged terms like “whitelist” and “blacklist” used in the Apache Spamassassin Project’s code with more inclusive language. Certain community members have been ... Read More
Jul 08, 2020
2020 CARES Act Brings Important Changes for Charitable ...
The McGrail Foundation is seeking funds for three initiatives: 1) To develop and publish a free, open source cybersecurity curriculum 2) To continue developing rules for Apache SpamAssassin 3) Online Financial Literacy and Safety for teens, elderly and underserved populations The CARES Act ... Read More
Jun 08, 2020
Linode Donates Virtual Machines to Support our ...
Linode provides simple and affordable cloud computing. The McGrail Foundation is pleased to annouce that Linode has donated 3 years of hosting for two servers to support our Honeypot and Apache SpamAssassin Channel updates for KAM.cf. Read More
May 08, 2020
Net::validMX Donated to The McGrail Foundation
Net::validMX v2.5.0 is released and the project has moved to The McGrail Foundation Net::validMX is a PERL Module to use DNS and/or regular expressions to verify if an email address could be valid. We are pleased to announce the release of v2.5.0 with numerous bug fixes as well as moving the ... Read More
Mar 05, 2020
AppRiver donates MIMEDefang to The McGrail Foundation
Today, we are proud to announce that the MIMEDefang project has been donated to The McGrail Foundation. This includes source code, website, and domains. However, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the integration of this project is going to take some time! Please keep an eye out on the MIMEDefang ... Read More
Jun 14, 2019
iSpark IT Services
Thanks to iSpark IT Services and Nitin Shrivastav for their help in designing The McGrail Foundation Website and our new logo. Read More
Jun 20, 2018
KAM.cf Donated to McGrail Foundation
Since 2004, the KAM.cf Apache SpamAssassin ruleset has been provided for free to help battle spammers. Today, it is incorporated into numerous commercial platforms and protects hundreds of millions of mailboxes daily. As of today, KAM.cf has been donated and moved over to The McGrail Foundation ... Read More