Avira to test antispam plugin for Outlook

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  1. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    This is a big welcome




    MS Outlook Plug-in für Avira Premium Security Suite

    Right now training and configuring of the antispam feature in Avira Premium Security Suite was only possible in the tab \"MailGuard\" of

    the Security Suite\'s Control Center. We\'ve enhanced this now with a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook. This plug-in integrates into the MS Outlook

    user interface and provides a comfortable training possibility for good mail (\'ham\') and junk mail (\'spam\').

    The plug-in offers a new toolbar with 3 options:

    Train as spam: this will train the Avira antispam library to detect the selected mail as spam.

    Train as ham: this will train the Avira antispam library to detect the selected mail as ham.

    Add to whitelist: this will add the sender of the selected mail to the list of known allowed senders (whitelist).
     
  2. ccsito

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    Fortunately for me I don't use Outlook for personal email, so I never get any spam mails there. There are on occassion, spam mail that slips by the corporate gateway on my Outlook inbox at work though. :cautious:
     
  3. Mele20

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    ....as hamo_O What is "ham"?
     
  4. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    this forum is biased!
    i wondered myself,

    ham is something you eat o_O
     
  5. Arup

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    Mmmmmmmmm in case of ham, make mine Serrano or Parma please :)
     
  6. trjam

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    well if you have eaten spam,"ugh" you know that ham must be good.;)

    Its nice to see "another" something new coming from Avira for the suite.:)
     
  7. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    i think its a mis-translation into english,

    HAM has no reference at all.
     
  8. Leo2005

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    wel spam / ham are the german words. i've read a litle bit about the "history" of those words. it comes from Spiced Porc and Ham
    As my english is not that good i can't explain the whole story. i only found it in german:
    http://www.antispam.de/wiki/Spam
     
  9. SteveS335

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    Have a look here

     
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  10. lodore

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    bitdefender antispam module also refers to it as spam and ham.]
    so maybe its just a good way of explaining it.
    lodore
     
  11. C.S.J

    C.S.J Massive Poster

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    yep, i see...

    whatever next tho, 'Lamb Detected'? :D

    I am English, and have never heard of this, oh well :p
     
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  12. FRug

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    Ham is really the term that is usually used for "good mail".

    So it's not "an Avira thing". It's quite common.
     
  13. GES/POR

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    Hi folks if having pork is against my religion can i still use avira suite?
     
  14. trjam

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    yeah, we will just call your good email,"chicken," and the bad,"buzzard.";)
     
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    Tick long pieces of red raw tuna would be more appealing as i don't like chicken.
     
  16. The One

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    Does this allready work?
     
  17. trjam

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    It says you need to download the plugin. I asked for rights to it Friday and my icon is still red in my products in their beta forum. Plus a thread was started by admin but locked. They may be rolling it out Monday. :doubt:
     
  18. The One

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    Thanx
    I just have to wait than. We just have to see what happens on Monday?
     
  19. Mele20

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    Awwh...SPAM is delicious! :D Hawaii is the number one Spam eating state in the nation. It has a rich history here as that is what folks survived on after Pearl Harbor and to this today tons of spam is eaten here. Lots of speciality dishes use it. When we had the recent hurricane scare, and Wal-Mart remained open after midnight so everyone could get supplies, I saw huge pallets of Spam in the aisles and people were fighting over it.

    In Hawaii, "good mail" should be called Spam. ;) Wasn't there a lawsuit from the makers of Spam several years ago about calling unwanted email "spam"?
     
  20. Straight Shooter

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    Yeah, if you like eating "mystery meat"... :D

    So anyway, how can I get this "plugin"..

    Jim
     
  21. Leo2005

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    you need to regsiter to the avira betatest program: http://betatest.avira.com/pages/index.php
    but this test is only for licence holders. there isn't any test licence this time.
     
  22. Sportscubs1272

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    I don't understand why they don't offer this on the Premium version? :p
     
  23. Leo2005

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    cause the premium version does not have an antispam. wouldn't make many sense to add this toolbar ;)
     
  24. trjam

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    here is a screenshot and boy did it get this one right.;)

    MS Plug-in.JPG
     
  25. The One

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    haha
    can't get it to work over here
     
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