SpamDrain for iOS 2.0 beta 1 released

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.

New features introduced in SpamDrain 2.0:

  • Search in filtered messages.
  • Renamed Archive and Report to Blocked and Allowed.
  • iPad support
  • Report and release now has more choices.
  • Empty filtered message per filtered address.
  • View filtered messages per address and not always all filtered addresses.
  • Filter search result based on classification, Ok, Spam, Newsletter, Virus etc.
  • Delete individual messages.
  • Report and release directly from message lists.
  • See messages that has been reported and released.
  • Update account and user information such as name and report email interval.

You will see feedback buttons inside the app. Please use them to send us feedback about this beta. We welcome all comments – both complaints and compliments and will try to use them to improve SpamDrain.

Typisk kund sparar 12 000 kr per år med SpamDrain

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 man ska ta sådana här studier med en stor nypa salt (!) så kan man inte låta bli att räkna fram vad en typisk SpamDrain-kund sparar genom att använda SpamDrain:

Ett företag med 10 e-postkonto som filtreras av SpamDrain kostar 1 870 kr/år. Enligt Halon Security skulle det kostat företaget 120 kr x 12 mån x 10 anställda = 14 400 kr/år. Med SpamDrain sparar alltså ett företag med 10 avändare 12 530 kr/år. Ett resultat att ta med en gnutta salt ;-). Förmodligen sparar man betydligt mer än så pga produktivare personal, mindre driftsproblem etc.

Alla priser exklusive moms.

Läs mer på IDG.

News headlines in spam continues – now with MSNBC as target

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 tell you to download the Adobe Flash player to watch a movie. What actually happens when you run this file is that a trojan is installed on your computer. The trojan adds your computer to a worldwide Botnet.

The email itself looks like a completely normal message from and some of the links in the email also go to CNN. Right now there is a similar attack in progress, although this time (NBC’s and MSN’s news site) is used to mask the attack. Spam has flowed in since around 11am on Tuesday. The sites, which the spam messages link to, are most likely hijacked ones and the site owners are probably not yet aware that their sites contain malicious code.

Firefox and Internet Explorer 7 now include filters to block sites like these. However, it normally takes several days before a hijacked site has been reported to these filters. Until then, no warning will be displayed when surfing to these sites.

SpamDrain klarade spamattacken som sänkte Spray

IDG rapporterar att en plötslig anstormning av asiatisk skräppost fått Sprays mailtjänst att gå på knäna. Även här på SpamDrain har vi de senaste dagarna märkt av en ökning av mängden spam som skickas till våra kunder. Anstormningen har dock inte lett till några problem för tjänsten eller våra kunder. Idag verkar andelen skräppost ha återgått till mer normala nivåer.

Se statistik på SpamDrain Security Center.