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Bug#397615: ITP: fuzzyocr -- spamassassin plugin to check image attachments

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: A Mennucc <mennucc1@debian.org>

* Package name    : fuzzyocr
  Version         : 2.3b
  Upstream Author : Christian Holler, decoder_at_own-hero_dot_net
* URL             : http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/FuzzyOcrPlugin
* License         : (GPL, LGPL, BSD, MIT/X, etc.)
  Programming Lang: (C, C++, C#, Perl, Python, etc.)
  Description     : spamassassin plugin to check image attachments

This Spamassassin plugin checks for specific keywords in image/gif,
image/jpeg or image/png attachments, using gocr (an optical character
recognition program).

This plugin can be used to detect spam that puts all the real spam
content in an attached image, while the mail itself is only random
text and random html, without any URL's or identifiable information.

Additionally to the normal OcrPlugin, it can do approximate matches on
words, so errors in recognition or attempts to obfuscate the text
inside the image will not cause the detection to fail. Another
improvement was to move the wordlist into the configuration file so it
can be easily extended.


Andrea Mennucc

"The EULA sounds like it was written by a team of lawyers who want to tell 
me what I can't do, and the GPL sounds like it was written by a human 
being who wants me to know what I can do."
Anonymous,    http://www.securityfocus.com/columnists/420

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