Most of the emails sent around the globe nowadays are spam, i.e. unrequested messages with different offers or with links to malware. Not only are such email messages aggravating, but they also pose a threat to your computer, not to mention that you may be scammed. Because of this, many email service providers use spam filters, which are apps that ‘scan’ all incoming emails and filter out the undesirable ones based on their content – what words or phrases an email consists of and how many times they are mentioned, what site a certain hyperlink opens, what outgoing SMTP mail server the email message comes from, etc. Some web hosting providers also rely on the databases of spam-monitoring organizations devoted to the provision of the most up-to-the-minute info about unwelcome messages, to ensure that their clients will not get any email in their mailbox that shouldn’t be there.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared hosting package from us and if you use our mail services, you will be able to activate spam filters for any of the email accounts that you create from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel. With just several clicks, you can choose between five different levels of protection. If you start receiving spam, you can start with the lowest level and then slowly boost the level until you stop getting spam. We make use of one of the very best and most popular filters out there called SpamAssassin. It checks the header field and the body of every email message that you get and calculates a spam score, based on which it either erases a particular email message or allows it to enter your mailbox. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel will also allow you to set up custom email filters and either get rid of unsolicited email messages or redirect them to a 3rd-party email address like where you can examine them again afterwards.

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 packages, you can keep all unasked-for email messages out of your inbox by activating the five-level anti-spam protection service that we offer with each semi-dedicated hosting plan. This can be accomplished through the feature-crammed Email Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and we employ the powerful SpamAssassin email filter to ensure that we offer the very best possible security for our customers. You can have a different level of protection for each email account and you can select whether the filtered messages should be deleted or re-sent to another email account where you can check them at a later time so as to make sure that you won’t skip legitimate messages. Switching to another level or disabling the anti-spam protection is also easy and requires several mouse clicks.