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SPAMfighter Exchange Module Version 4 Delivers Anti-SPAM, Anti-Malware, and Enhanced Content Filters for Policy-Based Email Processing


June 8, 2011 - BOCA RATON, FL

SPAMfighter, a leading provider of anti-SPAM, antivirus and anti-Malware solutions, today announced the release of SPAMfighter Exchange Module (SEM) version 4 that provides enhanced protection against pushed email threats through policy-based email processing. Version 4 delivers a host of new features and improved protection with the same seamless Microsoft Exchange Server integration provided in previous versions of SPAMfighter Exchange Module (SEM). The upgrade is free for current SEM users.

According to the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), in the second half of 2010, SPAM and unwanted email messages accounted for between 88 and 91 percent of all email messages. MAAWG tracks 500 million e-mailboxes and 200 billion unaltered email messages being delivered. For SMB network users and SMB network administrators, combating spam is a huge productivity killer. Additionally, spam poses a threat to any company or organization through spam borne spyware, virus and phishing attacks. The new SEM v4 represents a major upgrade of SPAMfighter software used by more than 36,000 companies globally.

"SPAMfighter's SEM version 4 is simply the most powerful and best Exchange server integrated module available today for fighting spam and other pushed email security threats," said Henrik Sorensen, CEO, SPAMfighter. "SEM version 4 is ideal for the fast growing SMB network market and features seven built-in anti-spam and anti-malware filters ranging from content-filtering, sender and address filtering as well as an award-winning built-in anti-virus engine that can be configured at the users' discretion. We take active user feedback and requests and use that data to fine tune and improve the SPAMfighter Exchange Module as threats evolve and SMB network priorities change."

The updated SEM version 4 includes a built-in POP3 Connector, which system administrators can use to retrieve e-mails from external mail servers, scan them for spam and malware and deliver them to local mailboxes. This feature is used to retrieve e-mails from mail servers in sub-divisions and deliver them to relevant parties within the organization or allows users to retrieve their personal e-mails and have them delivered in their personal work e-mailboxes.

The SEM core engine has been updated to give better spam filtering, now blocking the latest forms of spam mails and phishing attempts. SPAMfighter Exchange server features:

  • Community / DNSBL / IP Address spam filtering for Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010. Several spam filters can be configured.
  • Fully integrated with Microsoft Exchange Server 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and Microsoft Small Business Server.
  • An improved content filter with the inclusion of a fast, intelligent white-list text analysis procedure.
  • Spam policy actions can be defined for individuals/user groups so that different departments can have unique sets of policies.
  • No Exchange server downtime due to SEM operation.
  • Works automatically with no configuration or maintenance needed.
  • Available in multiple languages: English, German, Danish, Dutch, French, Spanish.
  • The award winning scanning engine improved for better spam protection.
  • Antivirus filter updated for better virus protection.
  • Trusted sender option added to Sender Filter (Exchange 2007/2010 only).

SEM v4 is available for a free 30-day working trial download, with full functionality and full customer support, at http://www.spamfighter.com/Product_SEM.asp.

More About SPAMfighter

SPAMfighter, a certified Microsoft Gold Partner-based in Denmark, is Europe's leading protection software developer providing state-of-the-art computer and server utility products to 13 million users from 228 countries around the globe. In addition to award-winning spam filter, SPAMfighter offers PC optimization, anti-spyware, and anti-virus protection solutions. SPAMfighter also offers an array of multi-lingual white label options. SPAMfighter utilities products are localized 23 different languages.

SPAMfighter and SPAMfighter Exchange Module are trademarks of SPAMfighter; all company and product names are trademarks of their respective holders.

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