With fraudulent, inappropriate and offensive emails being
delivered in vast quantities to adults, children and businesses
every day, spam protection is an essential component of your PC's
security strategy. Whether you want to eliminate spam as quickly
and easily as possible, or crave the power to fight back, McAfee
SpamKiller is for you. No other email filtering solution offers so
many features, or is as easy to set up and use.
- Block emails using both lists and preset filters
- Update internal filters automatically
- Filter MSN/Hotmail, POP3 and MAPI email
- Create custom filters
- Quarantine spam outside of your inbox
- Import "friends" automatically into your safe list
- Monitor and filter multiple email accounts
- Fight back against spammers
- Report spam to McAfee
- Blocks spam
SpamKiller blocks specific addresses of known spammers, just
as other programs do; but SpamKiller goes far beyond lists.
Its comprehensive preset filters also watch for subject lines
and text within messages. In fact, SpamKiller can filter on
the sender's address, subject line, body text, message header
and can even block spam based on its country of origin.
- Updates filters automatically
SpamKiller comes with thousands of filters already installed
and new filters are released regularly, based on careful
analysis of McAfee's spamtraps. SpamKiller checks McAfee
servers once a day for new filters - so your protection is
- Filters Multiple Email Types
SpamKiller supports MSN/Hotmail, POP3 and MAPI email accounts.
By directly supporting multiple client-based email
applications (Outlook Express, Eudora, Netscape etc.) and
Web-based email clients (MSN/Hotmail), SpamKiller enables you
to benefit from its advanced filtering without forcing you to
change how you access and read your email.
- Community-based Reporting
SpamKiller allows you to participate in your own security by
giving you the option to report spam directly to McAfee. Anti-spam
experts analyze all reported spam with automated and human
analysis and develop new filters to help protect the entire
- Lets you create custom filters with the filter wizard -
easy enough for beginners to use
If you're new to spam fighting, you'll love SpamKiller's
filter wizard, which lets you create new filters based on spam
messages that you've received. Simply choose the part of the
message that you want to filter on, and SpamKiller does the
- Quarantines spam outside your inbox
Spam email is automatically placed into SpamKiller's Killed
Mail folder so that your inbox remains uncluttered and free of
spam. Spam email is held in quarantine and erased
automatically after 30 days. If for some reason a legitimate
email is flagged as spam, you can easily recover in one quick
- Automatic friends list
To make things even easier, SpamKiller can automatically
import your friend's email addresses into its friends list,
ensuring that their messages aren't mistaken for spam. You may
also add new friends, newsletters or complete domains to the
friends list at any time.
- Monitors and filter multiple email accounts
SpamKiller does more than just eliminate spam. It's also an
email monitor that can check and filter email from multiple
email accounts. Monitor and filter your home email from work
or your work email from home - SpamKiller can alert you when
new email has arrived.
- Fight back against spammers
If you want to fight back, SpamKiller makes it easy to send
complaints. Send automatic or manual complaints, make your
email address look invalid to spammers and much more.
SpamKiller automatically finds and suggests the relevant email
addresses in both headers and text, so complaining to spammers,
Web site hosts, ISPs or anybody else just takes a few mouse
clicks. The result: more spammers have their accounts
- A POP3, MSN/Hotmail or MAPI email account.
Most Internet email systems use POP3 accounts.
Important: SpamKiller filters MSN/Hotmail, but currently does
not filter AOL, Yahoo or other Web-based email.
- Windows 98, NT 4, ME, 2000 or XP
- 5MB free hard disk space