Updates and news about our favourite anti-spam service.

We’ve rolled out an amazing new feature!

Posted on December 7, 2016

Now you can find your messages in the blocked and allowed lists faster! Just go to one of the lists here and click on the filter email list icon at the top-right corner as shown on the screenshot: You will … Continue reading

[SOLVED] Problem with accessing filtered messages – storage provider issues

Posted on May 1, 2014

We are currently experiencing problems with our main storage provider. This leads to that not all filtered messages can be viewed and released. Our provider is working on a solution and we will update this post as soon as we … Continue reading

SpamDrain not affected by Heartbleed bug

Posted on April 14, 2014

There has been a lot of news the past week about a security vulnerability in a version of OpenSSL, commonly known as the “Heartbleed Bug”. This bug could potentially allow a cyberattacker to access a website’s customer data along with … Continue reading

Sign in issues with iOS 7

Posted on September 21, 2013

We are currently experiencing sign in problems for some users with iOS 7 using our iOS app. This is because Apple has changed something in the cookie handling in iOS 7. To solve the problem you need to update the … Continue reading

Network disturbances [RESOLVED]

Posted on November 26, 2012

We are currently experiencing major disturbances in one of our data centers. This leads to big disturbances in the SpamDrain service. We are working with our hosting provider to try to solve this as soon as possible. We apologize for … Continue reading

Sporadic delays in delivery [resolved]

Posted on September 29, 2011

We are experiencing delays in the delivery of domain filtered emails for one of our servers at the moment. This doesn’t affect all emails and only emails sent to domain filtered address, not POP3/IMAP filtered ones. We are currently working … Continue reading

Filtering disturbances [solved]

Posted on July 5, 2011

This weekend we have experienced disturbances in some of our filtering servers. We believed that we solved all problems on Sunday 3 July, but today we found some more issues which now have been resolved. During the passed disturbances you … Continue reading

Network maintenance

Posted on May 20, 2011

There will be some maintanance work on network infrastructure in one of the SpamDrain data centers the coming two nights (CET time): Wednesday 05/25/2011 between 0:30am and 6:00am CET (UTC/GMT +1 hour) Thursday 05/26/2011 between 0:30am and 6:00am CET (UTC/GMT … Continue reading

Network maintanance work in datacenter

Posted on March 15, 2011

There will be some maintanance work on network infrastructure in one of the SpamDrain data centers the coming two nights (CET time): Wednesday 03/16/2011 between 0:30am and 6:00am CET (UTC/GMT +1 hour) Thursday 03/17/2011 between 0:30am and 6:00am CET (UTC/GMT … Continue reading

Move of remaining servers to new data center

Posted on November 18, 2010

The remaining servers will be moved the coming Monday, November 22, starting from 11.30 pm and the move should be finished on Tuesday, November 23, by 8 am CET. Once again, we have taken the necessary steps to ensure that … Continue reading

SpamDrain is moving to a new data center

Posted on November 13, 2010

During the next few weeks our servers will be moved to a new data center. The move will be done gradually with the first servers the coming Monday, November 15, starting from 11.30 pm and will be finished on Tuesday, … Continue reading

Transition to new servers almost complete

Posted on June 13, 2010

Last weekend we moved the domains, and to our new servers. This means that we’re now almost completely running on the new infrastructure we first wrote about back in March. It’s taken a bit longer than we … Continue reading

Network disturbances since 19:30 CET (RESOLVED)

Posted on May 12, 2010

We are currently experiencing network disturbances at our supplier. We are investigating the cause of these problems and hope they will be resolved soon. Update: Systems are now up and running again. There may still be some disturbances the next … Continue reading

Focus on scalability, stability and user experience

Posted on March 26, 2010

Lately we have been working hard on handling the recent growth we have had. As you probably have noticed we have had some stability problems and we apologize for that. The last weeks we have made some changes to our … Continue reading

Typisk kund sparar 12 000 kr per år med SpamDrain

Posted on August 22, 2008

Enligt en undersökning från Halon Security kostar sex-spam företaget 120 kr per månad och anställd i förlorad arbetstid. Lägg därtill alla andra spam och eventuella virus och trojaner som kan komma in till följd av för mycket skräppost. Även om … Continue reading

News headlines in spam continues – now with MSNBC as target

Posted on August 14, 2008

For the past week a massive attack has infected PCs by tricking users into clicking links in fake messages from The attack has shown little sign of ending soon. The links in the spam mails go to sites which … Continue reading

Incorrect statistics in Thursday’s reports

Posted on January 25, 2008

Due to problems with the statistics engine during Wednesday 23/1 and Thursday 24/2, the statistics in report messages of Thursday is summarized incorrectly for some of our members. We apologize for any inconvenience and the problem should be solved in … Continue reading

Fel summering i torsdagens rapporter

Posted on January 25, 2008

Under onsdagen 23/1 och torsdagen 24/1 har vi haft problem med vår statistikmotor. Därför har statistiken summerats fel i rapportmejlen för vissa medlemmar. Vi beklagar detta och felet ska vara åtgärdat i fredagens rapporter.