An email filter is an application that hinders unsolicited email messages from entering a given inbox. An immense percentage of the email communication around the globe involves spam emails: offers for pills or cash, fraudulent banking notifications, etc. That’s why, it is pretty important to set up filters to avoid not only spam emails, but also any chance of being swindled in some way. Spam filters detect various things, so as to ensure higher levels of security – particular words or the frequency with which they occur in the text, the sender’s address, or the IP of the sender’s outgoing SMTP mail server. Hosting companies often rely on the services of 3rd-party spam-tracking organizations that provide up-to-date databases in order to render email filtering easier and more effective without affecting authentic messages, even if they contain suspicious words.

Spam Filters in Web Hosting

If you get a web hosting package from our company and if you take advantage of our email services, you’ll be able to set up anti-spam protection for any of the mailboxes that you create from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel. With only a few clicks, you can pick between five separate levels of safety. In case you start getting spam, you can begin with the lowest one and then slowly increase the level till you stop receiving spam. We make use of one of the very best and most popular email filters available called SpamAssassin. It checks the header and the body of every email message that you receive and calculates a spam score, based on which it either deletes a specific message or allows it to enter your mailbox. Hepsia will also permit you to activate custom filters and either delete unasked-for messages or re-send them to a third-party email address such as where you can read them once again afterwards.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting

In case you reach the decision to make use of the mail service that comes with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, you can keep all unwelcome messages away from your mailbox by enabling the 5-level anti-spam protection service that we provide with every semi-dedicated plan. This can be achieved through the full-featured Email Manager section of the Control Panel and we use the advanced SpamAssassin email filter to make sure that we provide the very best possible security for our clients. You can have a different anti-spam level for each email account and you can choose if the filtered email messages should be deleted or forwarded to a separate mailbox where you can view them at a later time in order to ensure that you are not losing legitimate email messages. Changing the protection level or deactivating the spam protection is also easy and takes a few clicks of the mouse.