A mail filter to identify spam
Apache SpamAssassin is a Perl-based application used for email spam filtering. It uses a variety of spam-detection techniques, including regular expressions, DNS and fuzzy checksum techniques, Bayesian filtering, external programs, blacklists, and online databases.
It can be run as a standalone application or as a subprogram of another application or as a client that communicates with a daemon. Typically either variant of the application is set up in a generic mail filter program, or it is called directly from a Mail User Agent (MUA) that supports this, whenever new mail arrives. Mail filter programs such as procmail can be made to pipe all incoming mail through Apache SpamAssassin.
SpamAssassin is released under the Apache License 2.0 and is a part of the Apache Foundation since 2004.
29 March 2022
Leaders and contributors
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|Users||Mailing List Subscribeemail@example.com|
|Developers||Mailing List Subscribefirstname.lastname@example.org|
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