Updates and news about our favourite anti-spam service.

Secure Yourself from Phishing Emails

Posted on December 16, 2016

In this article we would like to highlight some key points regarding email security and phishing scams. First of all, what is phishing? Email messages that are trying to get your personal information are called phishing scams. Usually this kind … Continue reading

SpamDrain for iOS 2.0 beta 1 released

Posted on February 22, 2013

Today we have released the first beta of our new iOS app. It will be available to a selected number of beta testers registered at TestFlight. If you are intereseted in joining the beta programe, please see our earlier post. … Continue reading

First iOS beta soon to be released

Posted on February 21, 2013

Today we did the one of the last updates to our servers to prepare for our new mobile apps. One more update is planned later today and some of the last bugs in the iOS app is also left to … Continue reading

New version of SpamDrain for iOS now available in App Store

Posted on November 1, 2011

We have now finished the job with version 1.7 of our SpamDrain app for iOS and got it approved by Apple. In this new version you will be able to update your filtering settings, add new addresses for filtering and see … Continue reading

Multiple address filtering now available in regular SpamDrain – not only SpamDrain+

Posted on October 15, 2011

A while ago we modified our regular SpamDrain subscription slightly. You may now filter up to five addresses in a SpamDrain account (for only €9.99 or $14.99 / year and address) compared to single address filtering as before. This simplifies … Continue reading

Domain administration update – aliases can now be managed

Posted on September 23, 2011

Today we have some good news for all our customers who filter their domain through SpamDrain. You will now be able to manage aliases to filtered addresses directly on the web. There is no extra cost for adding aliases but they must be mapped to one or several filtered addresses. You can also have aliases from one domain pointing to addresses in another one . Continue reading

Help your friends get rid of spam and receive free SpamDrain months

Posted on August 30, 2011

Today we have made it easier for you to share SpamDrain and for you to get something out of it. Well, you probably already know that if everyone was using a great spam filter it wouldn’t pay off sending spam and we will make internet a better place to be. Besides from helping us making the world spam free you will now also receive free months when inviting your friends and colleagues to SpamDrain. Continue reading

New filter blocks newsletters and marketing emails

Posted on July 12, 2011

For some time we have working on a new type of filter which blocks newsletters and marketing emails. We have being testing it for a while we are really happy with the progress. So today we tell you a little … Continue reading

Updates – report/retrieve in lists and pausing filtering

Posted on May 4, 2011

Yesterday we made some updates which hopefully will continue to improve the experience of SpamDrain. We added the possibility to report or retrieve directly in the message lists (Archive and Report), so you do not need to click the message … Continue reading

Expert warns of insufficient virus protection

Posted on November 19, 2010

There is an interesting article on viruses and filters in a Swedish newspaper today. Experts warn us that some filters are not efficient enough. They claim that some filters only catch 30% of the harmful e-mails. The reason for this … Continue reading

Has Angelina Jolie invited you to join Facebook?

Posted on June 8, 2010

The last days we have seen a massive spam attack claiming that Angelina Jolie has invited you to Facebook. As usual the e-mail is well formed and appears to be a normal Facebook e-mail. However, instead they are linking to … Continue reading

Spam appearing like Twitter e-mail updates

Posted on April 27, 2010

Maybe  you have seen the spam messages that looks just like a normal update from Twitter? The design and texts are identical to the Twitter original, informing you that you have 3 new messages or that someone has started to … 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

Virus and spam levels back to normal again

Posted on December 7, 2009

As we earlier reported virus levels have been rather higher than normal lately, but this now seem to have changed. We now see that virus level is back below 1 % which is more normal. Furthermore the dominating viruses aren’t … Continue reading

Google accounts sending spam to contacts in address book

Posted on November 17, 2009

Have you experienced that spam messages are sent from your address? I can guarantee you that you’re not alone. This happens to all of us. The reason is that the protocol used for sending e-mail, SMTP, is a fairly simple … Continue reading

One e-mail virus for every tenth valid message

Posted on October 28, 2009

The last 5-6 weeks we have seen an increase of viruses blocked by the SpamDrain filter. The virus proportion has raised to levels around 2 – 3 %. This doesn’t sound much but compare this 0.2 -1 % for previous … Continue reading

Fresh spam statistics – now on the front page

Posted on October 21, 2009

Lately we’ve been working on a new front page along with new pages describing the SpamDrain service. Our goal is to give you as a visitor a quick overview of the service and its benefits.

Follow SpamDrain on Facebook

Posted on September 24, 2009

SpamDrain now has a Fan-site on Facebook: SpamDrain on Facebook Feel free to become a fan to be updated, join the discussions or just tell us how much you love SpamDrain :-).

Follow SpamDrain on Facebook

Posted on September 24, 2009

SpamDrain now has a Fan-site on Facebook: SpamDrain on Facebook Feel free to become a fan to be updated, join the discussions or just tell us how much you love SpamDrain :-).

DNS blacklisting can now be turned off

Posted on August 26, 2009

We have added the possibility for SpamDrain users to turn off the DNS blacklist filter which currently blocks messages sent from known spam servers. Why would you want to do that, you might wonder? (…or you just wonder What is … Continue reading