A spam filter is a software app that runs on a POP3/IMAP mail server and monitors all incoming email messages in order to stop any undesired ones from reaching a specific mailbox. A few instances of such emails would be: offers for pills or money, fraudulent bank statements or email attachments that contain malware sent with the idea to damage your computer. Email filters typically check the content of an email message and when they spot particular keywords or other suspicious content, they either erase the email message or redirect it to the Junk/Spam folder instead of the Inbox folder. Certain hosting companies mix their own email filters with up-to-date databases from spam-monitoring organizations, so as to guarantee better protection for their clients. Such databases contain patterns, email server IP addresses and other info about spam email messages recently revealed by these organizations.
Spam Filters in Shared Website Hosting
If you order a shared website hosting
package from our company and if you take advantage of our email services, you’ll be able to enable spam filtering for any of the email accounts that you set up from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With no more than several clicks of the mouse, you can choose between five different protection levels. In case you start receiving spam, you can begin with the lowest one and then gradually increase the level until you stop receiving spam. We make use of one of the best and most popular filters out there called SpamAssassin. It ‘scans’ the header and the body of each and every message that you get and determines a spam score, based on which it either erases a specific email message or allows it to enter your inbox. Hepsia will also allow you to set up custom spam filters and either get rid of unwanted email messages or re-send them to a third-party email address such as firstname.lastname@example.org where you can examine them again at a later point in time.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our semi-dedicated server
packages provide first-class spam protection guaranteed by the famous SpamAssassin filter, which sorts all incoming messages based on a spam score in accordance with patterns and parameters, such as the frequency of particular keywords, the sender, the subject, and so on. When you activate the filter for any mailbox via the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel, you can choose between five different levels of safety – from very low to very high. If you still get unsolicited bulk email messages, you can raise the level, or if genuine messages are flagged as spam, you can decrease it. Enabling or disabling the anti-spam protection requires as little as 2 clicks of the mouse and you can select if the filtered emails should be deleted right away or if they should be redirected to a designated email account where you can examine them at a later point in time, so as to make certain that important email messages will not get lost.