Anti-Spam Solutions

Phishing Report Highlights Need for Sophisticated Anti-Malware Software

by Tony Redmond

A recent report by a security vendor says that 25% of phishing messages get by Exchange Online Protection (EOP) and arrive into Office 365 user mailboxes. This highlights the need to configure EOP properly and run multiple lines of defense. Microsoft would like you to use Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) alongside EOP. Offerings from other security vendors are also available. For better protection against phishing, you should consider something like ATP.

How can I display the Spam Confidence Level (SCL) score in Outlook Web Access (OWA)?

with 2 Comments by Daniel Petri

Microsoft Exchange Intelligent Message Filter is a product developed by Microsoft to help companies reduce the amount of unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE), or spam, received by users. You can read more about IMF on the Block Spam with Exchange 2003 Intelligent Message Filter page. When an external user sends e-mail messages to an Exchange server with… Read More

Sender Policy Framework

by Daniel Petri

Sender Policy Framework (SPF) tackles email address forgery. Without SPF it is very easy to send e-mails using someone else's email address. Often you get spam from yourself - this is because the spammer puts your e-mail address as the sender. In order for SPF to work you need to publish a list of IP… Read More

Spam Marshall – more Info

by Daniel Petri

Spam Marshall is a server based total email security, anti-spam and anti virus product. Spam Marshall should seriously be considered by email server administrators concerned about his or her company's email server security and spam emails.  Spam Marshall contains many features which sets it apart from it’s' competition, one of which was the SMTP Intrusion… Read More

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