An email filter is a software application that is installed on a POP3/IMAP mail server and monitors all incoming email messages in order to impede any unsolicited ones from entering a certain inbox. A few examples of such email messages would be: offers for pills or money, fake banking notifications or attachments that contain malicious code sent with the idea of infecting your computer. Email filters normally check the content of an email and if they come across certain keywords or other dubious content, they either erase the email or redirect it to the Junk/Spam folder instead of the Inbox folder. Some web hosts mix their own filters with up-to-date databases from spam-tracing organizations, so as to ensure better security for their clients. Such databases include patterns, email server IP addresses and other information about spam emails recently reported by these organizations.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

Our shared hosting servers rely on one of the best spam filters available. It’s called SpamAssassin and is offered with every web hosting plan, so in case you host your domain names with our company, you can choose one of the five levels of safety that the filter offers for any mailbox that you have here. You can do this with just 2 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 examines the header section and the content of every message, gives it a spam score and then continues on the basis of the level that you have chosen. Each mailbox can have a different setting and you can select if the email messages that the filter labels as spam should be erased or forwarded to a different email address where you can check them later, so as to prevent erasing a legitimate email message. Switching to another level or deactivating the anti-spam protection is also amazingly easy.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you reach the decision to make use of the mail service that is offered with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, you can keep all undesired email messages out of your mailbox by activating the 5-level spam protection service that we offer with each and every semi-dedicated plan. This can be done through the fully featured Email Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and we employ the advanced SpamAssassin spam filter to make certain that we offer the very 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 email messages should be deleted or re-sent to a separate mailbox where you can review them at a later time so as to make sure that you will not miss genuine emails. Changing the level of protection or deactivating the anti-spam protection is also easy and requires a few clicks of the mouse.