anti-spam


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anti-spam

The methods that detect email messages that are unsolicited advertisements, called "spam." A spam filter is used to detect spam and divert it to a spam folder (junk mailbox). See spam filter, spambot and email obfuscator.
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Spam currently accounts for more than 70 percent of total e-mail volume worldwide, according to anti-spam filtering company Postini Inc.
Districts must therefore arm themselves with multiple weapons that may include filters at service provider levels such as Spam Assassin, anti-spam tools included with virus protection software such as Norton AntiVirus, standalone products including SpamNet, and services that validate e-mail senders before messages are transmitted, such as Spamarrest.
Resellers can help their customers to understand the benefits and downfalls of each anti-spam architecture, as well as the costs associated with each solution.
The proliferation of spam, combined with our existing customers' increasing desire to receive anti-virus and anti-spam protection from the same source, means that now is a very strategic time for us to expand into spam filtering," said Peter Lammer, founder and joint CEO of Sophos.
Some of the recently proposed federal legislation includes the Anti-Spam Act of 2003, the Ban on Deceptive Unsolicited Bulk Electronic Mail Act of 2003, the Criminal Spam Act of 2003, and REDUCE Spam Act of 2003.
The report predicts that over the next two years firewall vendors will include anti-virus, anti-spam and other content security features within their products.
Spammers" modify subject lines, insert hidden text into the message body, and hide their true e-mail address to elude anti-spam filters.
For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.
After years of declining detection, traditional anti-spam methods such as content filtering, heuristics and IP blacklisting were finally overcome by sophisticated new spam techniques.
Spammers are a nimble enemy that can quickly develop new creative tactics to outsmart most anti-spam solutions.
Email Security: Integration of the Mailshell spam detection engine into the SmoothZap module provides a highly effective yet economical anti-spam capability
SecurityPlus for MDaemon integrates the anti-virus protection from Kaspersky Lab and Recurrent Pattern Detection (RPD[TM]) for Anti-Spam and Zero-Hour[TM] Virus Outbreak Protection from Commtouch into a single email security solution.