An email filter is a software application that is installed on a POP3/IMAP mail server and keeps track of all inbound messages to stop any undesirable ones from reaching a specific mailbox. Several instances of such emails would be: offers for pills or money, fake bank notices or attachments that contain malicious software sent with the intention of infecting your PC. Email filters usually ‘scan’ the content of an email message and if they come across some keywords or other suspicious content, they either erase the email or deliver it to the Spam/Junk folder instead of the Inbox folder. Some web hosting providers mix their own email filters with up-to-the-minute databases from spam-monitoring organizations, so as to guarantee better protection for their customers. Such databases contain patterns, mail server IP addresses and other information about spam emails recently uncovered by these organizations.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared hosting package from us and if you take advantage of our mail services, you’ll be able to set up anti-spam protection for any of the mailboxes that you set up from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel. With no more than a few clicks of the mouse, you can choose between five separate safety levels. If you start receiving spam, you can begin with the lowest one and then slowly boost the level until you stop getting spam. We use one of the very best and most famous spam filters out there called SpamAssassin. It analyzes the header field and the body of every email that you get and calculates a spam score, based on which it either deletes a specific email message or permits it to reach your inbox. Hepsia will also allow you to configure custom spam filters and either eliminate undesired email messages or send them to a third-party address like where you can double-check them at a later point in time.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you reach the decision to make use of the mail service that comes with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, you can keep all undesired email messages away from your inbox by enabling the 5-level spam protection service that we offer with each and every semi-dedicated hosting plan. This can be accomplished via the feature-packed Email Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and we employ the advanced SpamAssassin spam filter to make certain that we offer the best possible security for our clients. You can have a different level of protection for each email account and you can choose if the filtered messages should be deleted or re-sent to a different mailbox where you can check them at a later time so as to make sure that you will not miss genuine email messages. Changing the level or disabling the protection is also easy and requires several mouse clicks.