Detection Efficiency Improvement in Multi–component Anti-spam Systems

  • Tomas SochorEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 1231)


Multi–layer spam detection systems frequently used in many SMTP servers often suffer from a lack of mutual communication between individual layers. The paper presents the construction of a feedback interconnection between two significant layers, namely Message contents check and Greylisting. The verification in a real SMTP server is performed, demonstrating considerable improvement of spam detection efficiency comparing the previous period with missing interconnection, while for a short testing period. Despite the limited generalizability of the result, it suggests the easy way how spam detection can be improved.


Spam detection Multi–layer detection Blacklisting Greylisting Message contents check SMTP dialog 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Science, Department of Informatics and ComputersUniversity of OstravaOstravaCzechia

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