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How Can I Get Rid of Junk Email?

Spam is the electronic equivalent of junk mail. It’s a general term that refers to any unsolicited and unwanted email messages you receive. Spam has become a problem on the Internet. Some people receive so much junk email that it takes a long time to even find the important messages! What can you do about it? You can put the Hubris Communications Spam Filter to work for you. We include this feature free with every account.

How Does the Spam Filter Work?

Using complex algorithms, the spam filter scans email messages for key phrases and format characteristics that have been identified as “spam-like.” For each phrase and characteristic recognized by the filter, the email message is given a point. After the message has been completely analyzed, the points are totaled into an overall score. The score determines what happens to the message.

Spam Filter Features

The Spam Filter has many powerful features that give you incredible control over how spam is handled on your email account. In order for you to wield that power, you have to understand how these features work.

How to Modify Your Spam Filter Settings

To control the Spam Filter, you need to login to the Customer Account Manager. The system will guide you step-by-step through each setting. Each feature is fully explained in everyday terms to help you understand how best to adjust the settings for your situation.

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