Lyris MailShield Desktop is a software tool that lets you
identify and delete spam instantly -- before it gets to your
inbox! MailShield Desktop's built-in, 'fuzzy logic' scanner
detects unsolicited mail with great effective-ness. You can
create your own rules to block known spammers, or to let acceptable
mail through without delay. MailShield Desktop runs on Windows,
and is compatible with POP3, IMAP, MAPI4, and MSN/Hotmail
Supported Platforms: Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP.
MailShield Desktop is compatible with anti-virus software
such as Norton AntiVirus and McAfee VirusScan.
Email Security Services
Postini's comprehensive email security services protect your
email system from spam, viruses and other email-borne attacks
before they reach your network.
Spam and email filtering software prevents spam and junk
email from entering your inbox. Home and corporate versions
Spam Agent comes with over 1,500 preset filters - you can
also create your own custom filters - as many as you like!
Update your list instantly from our website with the click
of a button.
Compatible with all email software including MS Outlook,
Eudora, and more!
Supported Platforms: Windows 95,98,ME,NT4,2000, or
They have a number of spam related software titles along
with a plethora of other email programs and systems.
"Spam filter software stops spam from being delivered.
Anti spam software, effectively blocks spam and in many the
spam software will report spam to the appropriate ISP."
SpamAssassin is an open-source mail filter
to identify spam, aimed at UNIX and Linux systems. Using
its rule base, it uses a wide range of heuristic tests on
mail headers and body text to identify spam.
SpamAssassin requires very little configuration;
you do not need to continually update it with details of
your mail accounts, mailing list memberships, etc. It accomplishes
filtering without this knowledge, as much as possible.
See a list of the extensive tests that
Supported Platforms: Unix, Linux
Free software: it is distributed under
the same terms and conditions as Perl itself.
Provides software that makes messaging secure
and manageable. Brightmail protects the networks of enterprises,
service providers, and wireless carriers by filtering spam,
viruses and undesired messages at the Internet gateway.
One notable user of Brighmail is ISP ATTGlobal.net
which offers the protection to its customers.
With the recent hike in SPAM volumes and changing
tactics, Brightmail catches about 53 - 65% of the stuff
out there (unscientific test).