Virus & SPAM protection for our clients
Our clients enjoy a high level of protection from the
viruses and SPAM that are transmitted through the email system.
Every message that passes through our mailservers is checked for
viruses and other harmful content by our constantly updated scanning
Our scanning system is fairly aggressive, and we block some items
that other companies allow through.
For example, we do not allow
sending executable files (ie com, exe, bat, cmd) through our
email system. These type of files commonly contain programs that
to your computer.
If you really need to send this type
of file, it must be put into a
We do not guarantee that our systems will
stop all harmful content sent via email. We
strongly recommend that you still
your own up to date virus checking program on your computer.
We provide several levels of SPAM filtering for our clients. Every
message passing through our mailservers is checked against selected
Real Time Blacklists (RBL's) which daily stop thousands of messages
that are generated by the most prolific "SPAM
FARMS" (See www.spamhaus.org for information about one of the RBL's
that we use.)
Due to the ever increasing Internet SPAM loads, (almost 90% at
some times) we have also implemented checking of incoming
email messages for SPAM before
enter our mail system. Several hundred indicators of SPAM are examined,
and each message is assigned a score. If a message receives more
than a certain (VERY spammy) score, it
Fine tuning of our Anti SPam systems is carried out in consultation
with out clients, so that we can try to make sure that no legitimate
messages are deleted.