Media releases are provided as is by companies and have not been edited or checked for accuracy. Any queries should be directed to the company itself.

Spam will soon be off the breakfast menu

  • 17 September, 2003 11:52

<p>Sydney, 16 September 2003 – Spammers will find it harder to clog in-boxes with the launch of Clearswift’s spamActive™ three hourly updates. spamActive increases detection and prevention of unsolicited email at the gateway and now gives updates on newly discovered spam every three hours.</p>
<p>Clearswift, the world leader in managing and securing electronic communications, harvests thousands of examples of spam from global seed email accounts and accumulates these in databases. Spam terms and subject lines are extracted from these global databases and are placed on the Clearswift website for customers to download.</p>
<p>"Everyone hates coming into work and clearing inboxes of spam which has poured in overnight. spamActive works through the day and night, automatically updating email filtering and blocking new spam,” said Chy Chuawiwat, managing director Clearswift Asia Pacific.</p>
<p>“Spammers are continually changing their tactics, trying to bypass email filtering software. The spamActive™ service gives organisations the most up to date list of spam, enabling them to react swiftly and automatically,” he said.</p>
<p>spamActive™ can be configured to download the latest database automatically and update email filtering policies. Incoming emails that match the latest spam profiles immediately trigger the anti-spam policies set by Clearswift customers, effectively blocking unsolicited email, or are marked, allowing the user to delete or move them to a separate inbox folder.</p>
<p>The spamActive™ service is part of Clearswift’s multi-layered approach to spam filtering. At the network layer, organisations should use real time blacklists, anti-relay, domain verification and local block lists. Then at the content layer, organisations should apply textual analysis of content and deploy service feeds that provide regular updates on new spam content patterns. Organisations should also apply policy-based spam filtering based on sender and recipient groups.</p>
<p>spamActive™ is a managed service and is available to Clearswift ENTERPRISEsuite™ and CS MAILsweeper™ for SMTP customers.</p>
<p>About Clearswift:
Clearswift is the world's leading provider of software for managing and securing electronic communications. Clearswift delivers the capabilities for organisations to protect themselves against email and web-based threats, meet legal and regulatory requirements, implement productivity-saving policies and manage intellectual property passing through their network.</p>
<p>The company's expertise lies in establishing and enforcing e-policies. Content security threats include the circulation of inappropriate images and text, spam and oversize files, loss and corruption of data, breaches of confidentiality, as well as viruses and malicious code. More information about Clearswift, its products and services is available at www.clearswift.com</p>
<p>For further information, please contact:</p>
<p>Monica Vardabasso
Primary Communication
61 2 9212 3888, 0414 472 012 or</p>
<p>Chy Chuawiwat
Clearswift Asia Pacific
61 2 9424 1220</p>

Most Popular

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?