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SPAM TOOLS

  • What does the classify column do?

    You should make use of the Thumbs Up/Down system in MailWasher in the Classify column to train Mailwasher what is good and what is spam - it's much easier. By training the spam emails as bad using Thu...

  • How can I make Mailwasher auto-delete spam?

    You can setup MW to auto delete a lot of your spam. To auto delete senders you have already added to your blacklist for example, click Settings>>Spam Tools>>Blacklist>>Options, tick, Auto delete black...

  • How do the spam ratings work?

    Spam ratings are used to determine if an email is spam or good.Each spam tool is given a spam rating (a positive or negative number) and a resulting total spam score is computed to determine if an ema...

  • How does the Friend's List work?

    The Friends List is a list of all email addresses from which you always want to receive messages. Friends email addresses are given a score of 200 by default which is used in the overall tally of the ...

  • How does the Blacklist work?

    The Blacklist tab gives you an easy way to banish spammers from your inbox, as it is an effective tool against email from mailing lists that you may have unwittingly signed up for (or been submitted t...

  • How does 'Origin of spam' work?

    Origin of spam is a database of known Internet addresses (or IP's) used by persons or companies who are either sending spam, or who are known in some way to support spammers,for example having open ma...

  • How do the filters work?

    Filters identify any email that meet certain criteria, for example, you may want to identify all email that have the words Dear Friend in the body of the email, or all email that have a Microsoft Word...

  • How does FirstAlert! work?

    FirstAlert! is Firetrust's own community spam filter which uses HoneyPots to automatically known collect spam email. Spam messages are then transformed into a unique digital fingerprint.Users who inte...

  • How does Learning work?

    Learning or Bayesian Statistics are used by MailWasher to help recognize spam and good email, based on email you train as spam or good. After a short period of training, the learning filter becomes ve...