Help Prevent Email Harvesting

Help Prevent Email Harvesting

In order to help alleviate automated harvesting of email addresses on the web (for spamming or other nefarious purposes), many people are now employing techniques to obscure the emails from automated, web-crawling tools, yet keep them readable by human viewers. The CS Lab has developed some tools to give users alternatives to some of the current, popular methods.

The following input allows you to generate a simple email image which can be saved for later use:

Convert email to image:

Users may also use an in-house image generator which takes as it's input the email address converted to Base64. To use this method, enter the email into the following form:

Convert email to base64:

If you have any further questions about either of these tools, please contact the Lab Staff.