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When an email arrives inthe normal way - Mailfoundry kicks in.

  1. A reverse DNS lookup is done to see if the email message originated from a known spamming server.
  2. Next - spam filters are utilised to delete known spam formatted messages or quarantine possible spam formatted messages.
  3. Next - virus filters are applied to delete messages containing known viruses.
  4. Mailfoundry then delivers legitimate messages in the normal way.

If you have any queries about our spam filtering service - we have prepared a list of frequently asked questions.