A spam filter is a software app that’s installed on a POP3/IMAP server and monitors all inbound messages in order to impede any unwelcome ones from entering a given inbox. A few examples of such emails would be: offers for pills or cash, fraudulent bank notifications or attachments that contain malware sent with the idea to damage your personal computer. Email filters usually examine the content of an email message and when they come across particular keywords or other dubious content, they either erase the email message or redirect it to the Spam/Junk folder instead of the Inbox folder. Certain 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 IPs and other information about spam messages recently revealed by these organizations.
Spam Filters in Shared Website Hosting
The security of any email account that you create under a shared website hosting account with us is guaranteed by the advanced SpamAssassin spam filter that we use. You can enable it through the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel and it comes with five levels of security based on the spam score given to every email in accordance with various criteria, such as the recurrence of particular words and phrases, the sender, and so on. If you keep receiving spam messages, you can always increase the level or if you’re scared that you may miss a genuine message, you can mix the automated spam filter with a custom one and redirect all emails from a certain sender to a separate email account. If you reach the decision that you no longer need a spam filter for a certain mailbox, you can disable it with no more than a couple of clicks of the mouse.