We use SpamAssassin to classify email and block spam (unsolicited bulk email). SpamAssassin itself uses some tools like:

How does it work?

SpamAssassin looks at every incoming e-mail and assigns "SPAM-points" according to many different rules about what SPAM mails contain. For example a mail gets some points if it contains a line written all UPERCASE, if there is a unsubscribe URL or if it speaks about mortgage rates. If the sum of the points surpasses a certain amount, then it is marked as "SPAM" and is rejected


Email/Protection/Spamprotection (last edited 2020-09-04 15:44:37 by maegger)