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The software also eliminates spam traps
, known email abusers, disposable emails, catch-all and toxic domains, thus boosting deliverability and the sender's IP reputation.
Spam mails are collected in an email spam trap
system for a period of time.
In December 2016, Kaspersky Lab's spam traps
detected over 35 million fraudulent mailshots but in March 2017 that number fell to almost 7,000.
Step 2: Now the list is ran against a master suppression file of Spam Traps
and removes over 1,100,000 in size.
The project saw the University of Delft in The Netherlands, an unnamed firm running spam traps
and security messaging firm Cloudmark contribute data to the project.
Since the previous quarter, India has grown its lead at the top of the hall of shame, and now relays 16.1 per cent of all spam captured in SophosLabs's global network of spam traps