What is Spamassasin?
Spamassasin was released by the Apache Computer Development Foundation, which serves to provide a method of identification and filtration with regard to the receipt of unwanted and unsolicited Spam e-mail. Spam e-mail undertakes the unsolicited transmission of electronic communication with intent of defrauding its recipients, which occurs through unauthorized entry onto personal computer networks classified as private.
Spamassasin effectively deters the transmission of Spam through its filtration system. Spamassasin undertakes an ‘intelligent’ algorithm aimed at curbing the delivery of Spam e-mail while allowing legitimate e-mail communication to remain unaffected.
Spamassasin employs additional preventative methodologies utilized in order to limit, if not fully prohibit, the existence of additional solicitation and intrusion upon extracting illegally-placed clandestine monitoring programs, which allow for ‘Spammers’ to collect illicit information from private users of the Internet.
Spamassasin not only allows individual users to personalize their settings in their private e-mail accounts, but also conforms to a wide variety of e-mail servers and providers, which allows for a vast array of protection, as well as an extensive bank of e-mail Spam that is consistently analyzed. Subsequent to the investigation undertaken by the Spamassasin program, the parameters and filters employed are updated with regard to even the most recent Spam e-mail efforts.
Types of Spam E-mail Protection Provided by Spamassasin
Electronic Spam employing measures of the mass-disbursement of unsolicited information and correspondence relies on the probability that the provision of unsolicited correspondence to as many eligible recipients as possible will maximize its effectiveness. However, upon the recognition of Spam by the Spamassasin program, a multitude of Spam E-mail is effectively deterred.
Spamassasin Filtration for Private Users
The disbursement of correspondence-based marketing activity with regard to recipients whom have neither requested such information, nor have inquired about it, may be stopped by the implementation of the Spamassasin program through its implementation of multilayered analysis and grouping of similar strains of Spam e-mail through artificial deductive reasoning.
Spamassasin Filtration for Commercial Spam
Spamassasin provides the protection from Spamming efforts undertaking solicitation ranging from unlawful communication tactics to intrusive marketing techniques, both of which result in the violation of one’s privacy.
Spamassasin and Spyware
Spamassasin employs effective analytical algorithms addressing electronic Spam utilizing ‘Spyware’ undertaking the unlawful placement of intrusive computer programs unlawfully inputted into the computer terminals belonging to individual users. This type of program monitors the behavior of the individual user, oftentimes tailoring the nature of the Spam in accordance to the browsing history undertaken.
How to Report an Electronic Spam Offense?
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is a Federal institution mandated by the United States Government responsible for the maintenance, protection, and regulation of commercial activity undertaken within the commercial marketplace. The Federal Trade Commission can be contacted through their toll-free telephone number: (202) 326-2222. The reporting of any or all alleged Spamming offenses can be conducted in an anonymous fashion.