A spam filter is a software app that is installed on a POP3/IMAP server and keeps track of all inbound emails in order to block any unwanted ones from entering a certain mailbox. Several instances of such email messages would be: offers for pills or money, fake banking statements or email attachments that contain malware sent with the intention to infect your PC. Spam filters typically examine the content of an email message and if they come across given keywords or other dubious content, they either erase the message or re-send it to the Spam/Junk folder instead of the Inbox folder. Certain web hosting companies combine their own spam filters with up-to-the-minute databases from spam-tracing organizations, so as to ensure better safety for their customers. Such databases contain patterns, mail server IPs and other info about spam email messages recently reported by these organizations.

Spam Filters in Shared Web Hosting

Our shared web hosting servers rely on one of the best anti-spam filters available on the market. It’s called SpamAssassin and is included with each and every cloud web hosting package, so in case you host your domain names with our company, you can choose one of the five security levels that the anti-spam filter offers for any email account that you’ve got here. You can do this with only two clicks of the mouse from the Email Manager section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel that’s used to manage all cloud hosting accounts. SpamAssassin analyzes the header field and the content of each email message, gives it a spam score and then continues according to the level that you have chosen. Each email account can have a different setting and you can select whether the emails that the filter flags as spam should be deleted or re-sent to a separate email account where you can check them later, so as to prevent erasing a genuine email. Switching to some other level or deactivating the spam protection is also exceptionally easy.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers

In case you reach the decision to use the mail service that is offered with our semi-dedicated servers, you can keep all unwanted emails out of your mailbox by enabling the five-level spam protection that we provide with every semi-dedicated hosting package. This can be done via the feature-stuffed Email Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and we use the powerful SpamAssassin email filter to make sure that we offer the best possible protection for our clients. You can have a different anti-spam level for each mailbox and you can select whether the filtered messages should be deleted or forwarded to another email address where you can view them at a later time in order to make certain that you won’t miss genuine messages. Switching to another level of protection or disabling the protection is also easy and requires a few mouse clicks.