A spam filter is an app that impedes unwanted email messages from reaching a particular mailbox. A considerable percentage of the email communication around the world involves spam email messages: offers for pills or cash, fraudulent banking notifications, etc. That’s why, it is pretty important to set up filters to avoid not only unsolicited bulk emails, but also any possibility of being swindled somehow. Filters detect various things, so as to provide better safety – particular words or the frequency with which they surface in the text, the sender’s address, or the IP of the sender’s outgoing email server. Hosting companies often use the services of 3rd-party spam-monitoring organizations that provide up-to-the-minute databases in order to make spam filtering easier and more efficient without affecting legitimate messages, even if they comprise suspicious words or phrases.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared hosting package from our company and if you make use of our mail services, you’ll be able to enable anti-spam protection for any of the email accounts that you create from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel. With only a couple of mouse clicks, you can select between five different safety levels. If you start getting spam, you can begin with the lowest one and then slowly increase the level till you stop getting spam. We make use of one of the best and most popular spam filters available called SpamAssassin. It analyzes the header and the body of every email that you receive and determines a spam score, based on which it either deletes a specific email or allows it to reach your inbox. The Hepsia Control Panel will also allow you to activate custom spam filters and either get rid of unwelcome email messages or redirect them to a 3rd-party email address like spam@domain.com where you can examine them again later.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers

In case you take advantage of one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting plans, you will not need to worry about spam email messages stuffing your mailboxes every once in a while, as you can make use of the famous SpamAssassin anti-spam filter that we offer with every semi-dedicated hosting account. Our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to activate the filter for any mailbox with a few clicks of the mouse and you can pick one of the five safety levels – from very high to very low. The level can be changed at any time if, for example, authentic emails get filtered, or if junk email messages go through and appear in your inbox. To take no chances, you can choose all filtered email messages to be redirected to a special mailbox like spam@your-domain.com and not to be deleted. In this way, you can go through them every now and then to ensure that you haven’t omitted a legitimate email message.