Hotmail Spam Filter ? Does it exist ?

  bliksem 16:20 27 Mar 2003
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Hi All,

Is there a Spam Filter that can filter Hotmail....I keep getting smut in my inbox. Preferably one that does not involve a third party knowing my hotmail password.

thanks

D.

  Lú-tzé 17:12 27 Mar 2003

Mailwasher - version two does, but it costs a few AUS dollars. Or if you can find a beta of version two around, it is still free.

But they will need to know your password to log onto the a/c.

  bliksem 17:18 27 Mar 2003

Thanks but thats exactly what Im trying to avoid....obviously I will have to setup the program with a relevant password but I don't want it being sent to the software provider.

Or am I being paranoid (hotmail passwords are secure arent they?)

D.

  Dave Bowman 17:32 27 Mar 2003

Your password is only used to enable the software to log on to the Hotmail account so that it can then filter your Inbox.
Give Mailwasher a go. The Pro version is even better!

click here

  Patr100 18:05 27 Mar 2003

Hotmail already has a Spam filter - everything else that ian't directly addressed to you or you specifically allow goes into your in box - everything lese into your junk mail folder. It keeps the smut etc out of your inbox at least.

  Patr100 18:06 27 Mar 2003

You need to check your settings/options if it isn't activated at present.

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