A spam filter is a software application that’s installed on an email server and keeps track of all inbound email messages so as to hinder any unsolicited ones from entering a particular mailbox. A few examples of such email messages would be: offers for pills or cash, false bank notices or attachments that contain malicious code sent with the intention of infecting your PC. Email filters normally check the content of an email message and when they spot certain keywords or other dubious content, they either erase the email or deliver it to the Spam/Junk folder instead of the Inbox folder. Certain providers combine their own filters with up-to-date databases from spam-tracing organizations, so as to ensure better security for their customers. Such databases include patterns, email server IPs and other information about spam email messages recently uncovered by these organizations.
Spam Filters in Shared Hosting
The safety of any email account that you create in a shared hosting
account with our company is ensured by the advanced SpamAssassin spam filter that we employ. You can enable it through the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and it offers 5 levels of protection based on the spam score given to each and every message depending on different criteria, such as the recurrence of certain words and phrases, the sender, etc. If you keep getting junk messages, you can always raise the level or if you are afraid that you may skip a legitimate email, you can combine the automated email filter with a custom one and redirect all emails from a certain sender to a different email address. In case you reach the decision that you no longer require a spam filter for a certain email account, you can deactivate it with no more than a couple of mouse clicks.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting
In case you take advantage of one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages
, you won’t need to worry about junk messages occupying your mailboxes every once in a while, as you can make use of the popular SpamAssassin filter that we provide with each semi-dedicated server account. Our custom Hepsia hosting Control Panel will permit you to enable the filter for any mailbox with a few clicks and you can choose one of the five levels of security – from very low to very high. The level can be altered at any moment if, for instance, authentic email messages get blocked, or if unsolicited bulk emails go through and reach your inbox. To take no chances, you can choose all filtered messages to be redirected to a special email account like firstname.lastname@example.org and not to be deleted. In this way, you can check them every now and then to make sure that you haven’t omitted a genuine message.