Date Added: May 2012
Spam can be considered as most annoying cyber-pollution in the current scenario. Honeypots is an approach to fight against spam by information gathering and learning. First Section discusses the functionality and architecture of honeypots. In the next section, the authors have discussed the usefulness of honeypots to fight against both e-mail spam and spam in search engine. At the end, they have addressed the approaches to detect and prevent spam. The Internet is growing at a very rapid speed and multiplying its websites in every 30 days and the number of people using the internet is growing day by day.