A spam filter is a software application that is installed on a POP3/IMAP mail server and monitors all inbound email messages in order to hinder any undesired ones from entering a particular inbox. A few instances of such email messages would be: offers for pills or money, fake banking notifications or attachments that contain malware sent with the idea of damaging your computer. Email filters usually ‘scan’ the content of an email and if they come across particular keywords or other suspicious content, they either erase the email message or deliver it to the Junk/Spam folder instead of the Inbox folder. Certain companies mix their own spam filters with up-to-the-minute databases from spam-tracking organizations, so as to guarantee higher levels of protection for their customers. Such databases include patterns, email server IP addresses and other info about spam email messages recently revealed by these organizations.
Spam Filters in Shared Hosting
Our shared hosting servers rely on one of the best spam filters out there. It is called SpamAssassin and is available with each and every hosting package, so if you host your domains with our company, you can opt for one of the five safety levels that the spam filter offers for any email account that you have here. You can accomplish this with only 2 mouse clicks from the Email Manager section of the Hepsia Control Panel that’s used to manage all hosting accounts. SpamAssassin analyzes the header section and the body of each and every email message, calculates a spam score and then continues on the basis of the level that you have chosen. Every email account can have a different setting and you can select whether the email messages that the anti-spam filter labels as spam should be deleted or delivered to another email account where you can view them later, so as to avoid erasing a legitimate email message. Switching to some other level or disabling the spam protection is also stunningly easy.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers
In case you reach the decision to use the email service that is offered with our semi-dedicated hosting plans, you can keep all unsolicited messages out of your mailbox by activating the five-level spam protection service that we provide with each and every semi-dedicated hosting package. This can be accomplished via the feature-laden Email Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and we rely on the advanced SpamAssassin filter to make certain that we provide the best possible security for our customers. You can have a different level of protection for each email account and you can choose if the filtered messages should be erased or redirected to a different email account where you can read them at a later point in time to make sure that you won’t skip legitimate messages. Switching to another level of protection or disabling the protection is also easy and takes a couple of mouse clicks.