Kaspersky releases new version of anti-spam software

April 30th, 2012 by Manmohan Leave a reply »

The new release provides detection, low false positive rates and ensure an instant reaction to new spam outbreaks

Kaspersky Lab has released a new version of its anti-spam product, Kaspersky Anti-Spam 5.0 Software Development Kit (KAS SDK).

The new release is a set of anti-spam tools that can be incorporated into any IT security product and it combines the automated anti-spam technologies and human analysis to provide detection, low false positive rates and ensure an instant reaction to new spam outbreaks, the company said.

Kaspersky’s new SDK utilises Kaspersky Lab’s Hybrid approach which enable its to access cloud-based intelligence and information distribution together with advanced offline protection technologies.

Any new spam message becomes tagged in seconds, and a corresponding signature gets added to the anti-spam databases with the next update (no later than 10 minutes).

The new release includes an anti-spam engine based on various detection methods that adds enhances the cloud mind’s power and guarantees improved detection rates for spam and phishing attacks while keeping false alarms to a minimum.

KAS SDK v.5 provides its host application with Text Signature Analysis, the “Fuzzy” and Words & regular expressions comparison algorithms and also provides DNS-based methods like DNSBL, Sender Policy Framework, Reverse DNS Lookup, Spam URL Blacklists.

It also provides more than 22 categories of linguistic heuristics, native 64-bit support for all platforms, Blacklisting/Whitelisting (IP, emails, phrases) and analysis of formal message attributes (headers, sender IP analyses, etc.).

Source:http://security.cbronline.com/news/kaspersky-releases-new-version-of-anti-spam-software-300412

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