A spam filter is a software app that runs on a POP3/IMAP mail server and keeps track of all inbound messages so as to stop any undesired ones from entering a given mailbox. A few examples of such email messages would be: offers for pills or money, fraudulent banking statements or attachments that contain malicious software sent with the idea of infecting your personal computer. Spam filters normally ‘scan’ the content of an email message and if they come across specific keywords or other dubious content, they either delete the email message or forward it to the Spam/Junk folder instead of the Inbox folder. Some companies combine their own spam filters with up-to-date databases from spam-monitoring organizations, so as to ensure higher levels of security for their customers. Such databases contain patterns, mail server IPs and other information about spam messages recently detected by these organizations.
Spam Filters in Shared Website Hosting
If you decide to host your domains with us and you choose any of our Linux shared website hosting, you’ll be able to enable anti-spam protection for any email address that you set up. With a couple of clicks of the mouse in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel, you can set up 5 separate levels of security. In case you continue to get junk email messages or the spam filters start preventing legitimate messages from reaching your mailbox, you can switch to a different level just as easily. The quality of our spam protection solution is ensured by one of the most widely used email filters – SpamAssassin. In case you do not want to risk missing an authentic email message that may be mistaken for spam owing to its content, you can also create custom filters based on the sender, the subject or the body of the message and redirect the emails to a separate email account where you can check them later.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you use a semi-dedicated server package from our company and if you set up one or more email accounts with any of the domain names hosted under your account, you’ll be able to activate the powerful, five-level SpamAssassin filter that we provide and keep all undesirable email messages out of your inbox. This service is accessible through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel’s Email Manager section and it can be enabled or disabled for any mailbox at any moment. You can also fine-tune the level of security with several clicks of the mouse in case spam emails still enter your inbox or the email filter starts erasing authentic email messages. Since you can select whether the spam should be erased momentarily or forwarded to a different email account, you can create spam@domain.com, for example, and check all filtered email messages there, so as to ensure that you won’t miss an email message that you need. The emails that the spam filter permits to proceed will still be delivered to your inbox.