OnlyMyEmail Stops More Spam 9 Trials In A Row

Competing in the Virus Bulletin VBSpam Challenge, OnlyMyEmail has again blocked more spam than any other filtering system, and for the ninth consecutive time.

The latest competition ran for 16 consecutive days, during which, OnlyMyEmail’s MX-Defender accurately filtered out more spam than all other competitors tested, missing just 12 spam emails out of 191,893 total. This represents a spam capture rate of 99.994%.

By comparison, the next best capture rate was Libra Esva which missed nearly 500% more spam, 59 emails in total. The third best blocking rate went to M+Guardian which missed 115 spam emails from the same spam corpus.

The VBSpam Competition has become more difficult this year, and the average “false-negative” rate among the other 22 competing filtering systems tested was an all time high of 697 missed spam messages with a median of 509 junk emails penetrating other filters.

To calculate the average of 697 missed spam emails, we’ve omitted the results from the two worst performing filtering systems, Spamhaus and the SURBL. Having missed 6,036 and 83,264 respectively, including them in the average would skew the average too greatly.

The results from Virus Bulletin’s VBSpam Challenge have proven, time and again, that OnlyMyEmail’s MX-Defender is decisively superior to any other spam defense available today, having stopped a far higher rate of spam than every other filter tested since OnlyMyEmail joined in 2010.

In all, OnlyMyEmail has competed against, and defeated, 33 other systems including hardware appliances, software programs and other Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions.

Quoting from the VBSpam review:

“The increase in false negatives for OnlyMyEmail – from four in the previous test to 12 – is unlikely to be statistically relevant and with a spam catch rate of slightly higher than 99.99% it yet again outperformed all other products on this metric.”

The full list of competitors to date, includes: Anubis Networks, BitDefender, CronLab Anti-Spam, FortiMail, GFI MailEssentials, Halon Security, IBM Lotus Protector, Kaspersky Anti-Spam, Libra Esva, Mailshell, McAfee Email Gateway, McAfee EWS, McAfee SaaS, Messaging Architects M+ Guardian, Sophos Email Appliance, SPAM Fighter, Spamhaus ZEN+DBL, SpamTitan, Spider Antispam, SURBL, Symantec Messaging Gateway, The Email Laundry, Vade Retro, Vamsoft ORF, and ZEROSPAM.

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OnlyMyEmail is an award winning hosted spam filtering service and business email hosting provider. Our enterprise cloud computing anti-spam solution, the MX-Defender, has the highest capture rate of any spam filter ever tested in the VBSpam Challenge, blocking a record setting 99.9993% of all malicious and junk email.

Our Personal spam filtering system is also a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution and has won both the PC World "World Class Award" and also the PC Magazine "Editor's Choice Award."

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