Spam is a growing problem, both for individuals and for organizations. It comes in a wide range of shapes and sizes, and there’s a lot of it. BitDefender 8 SpamDeny incorporates seven different proprietary modules to keep your personal inbox spam-free:
- Heuristic filter
The heuristic filter performs set of tests on all the message components, (i.e. not only the header but also the message body in either HTML or text format), looking for words, phrases, links or other characteristics of spam.
- Bayesian filter
Train the Bayesian filter module based on your personal preferences. Classify messages as "Spam" or "Ham", with a single click. The filter will learn after just a few iterations, and you'll find yourself having to make fewer and fewer decisions as time goes by. Each tag you assign will improve the filter's accuracy. Your filter sensitivity settings can be as high, or as low, as you like.
- White list/Blacklist
- NEW Image Filter
The Image Filter adds a spam score to e-mails that contain pictures which appear often in spam e-mails. This filter relies on a constantly updated database of such pictures.
- NEW URL filter
The new URL filter blocks messages that contain illegitimate links from reaching your regular inbox.
- NEW Charset filter
The charset filter will block any e-mail written in "strange" characters - like a lot of spam is.
- NEW Explicit Content Filter
Block messages tagged [SEXUALLY-EXPLICIT:]
You'll only be notified of the arrival of legitimate messages. Spam will collect silently in your "Junk" folder, to be examined or discarded at your leisure.
-NEW Informed Decisions
Configuration wizards are at hand to step you through all the procedures you need to follow to secure your system. BitDefender will inform your decisions, delivering informational, a
These techniques are used in conjunction by the BitDefender antispam filter, to determine whether a certain piece of mail should make it to your inbox or not.