|Automatic Junk Email Blocker
|Unwanted email is at epidemic proportions. That's why McAfee
SpamKiller uses a multi-layered filtering engine and
state-of-the-art technology - e.g., One-Click Block, Dictionary
Attack filtering, predictive analysis - to keep inboxes clean and
free of spam, including offensive content and potentially
dangerous identity theft scams.
Best of all, for maximum convenience, SpamKiller integrates
directly with Outlook and Outlook Express while also working with
other popular PC email programs. It's the best way to get only the
email you want and nothing else!
- Automatically identifies and
removes junk email
- Helps protect against fraudulent
emails and scams
- Scam filters block virus hoaxes
and email pitches that can lead to identity theft
- Blocks future spam based on
- "Dictionary Attack"
filter defeats name-generating software
- Blocks foreign-language spam
- Blacklists known spammers
- Friends List recognizes email
from legitimate addresses
- Updates spam filters
- Filters spam quickly and
silently in the background
- Creates custom spam filters
- Protects children from
- Filters email from multiple
- Reports spam to McAfee
- Integrates directly with
Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express
Unwanted and Inappropriate Emails
Filters Multiple Email
- McAfee SpamKiller's easy-to-use
Personal Filter Editor lets you block messages based on
content, subject lines and other characteristics.
- For fastest relief, One-Click
Block automatically generates both a content-based and
- Based on spam blocked, McAfee
SpamKiller trains and personalizes its core filtering engine
to block similar spam using predictive analysis ("
- An automatic Friends List
ensures email is always received from friends, family and
Updates Protection Against New
Types of Spam
- McAfee SpamKiller sets up in
minutes on multiple accounts. Running efficiently in the
background, automatic filtering eliminates spam for multi-user
PCs and families sharing accounts.
- Advanced filter technology
quarantines questionable mail and places it in a blocked email
folder for automatic deletion. The blocked email folder can be
password protected for parents wishing to protect children
from unsuitable content.
- With Microsoft Outlook
Integration, you can block spam, add friends and view blocked
messages directly from the toolbars within Outlook Express 6.0
and Outlook 98, 2000 or XP. McAfee SpamKiller also works with
POP3, MAPI and MSN/Hotmail accounts.
Reports Spammers to Service
- Spammers are always exploring
new ways of delivering unwanted email, and McAfee SpamKiller
continually provides the most current anti-spam technology
available to stop them. New filter updates are automatically
downloaded and installed daily to counter the latest spam
- To prevent random spam attacks
through name-generating software —the most prevalent type of
spam — McAfee SpamKiller uses proprietary technology that
keeps spammers from finding and using your name (e.g.,
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Powerful "Dictionary Attack" filtering detects minor
variations in an email's TO: or CC: fields and blocks emails
it detects using these techniques.
- For future relief from spam,
McAfee SpamKiller can send an error message back to the
originator so it appears your email is invalid – which keeps
your address off spammer lists.
- McAfee SpamKiller reports spam
abuse to Web hosts and Internet Service Providers, while
encouraging users to report undetected spam email directly to
McAfee. If a new threat is identified, this notification can
result in quick filter updates for all McAfee SpamKiller