Configuring Spam Criteria

The Spam, Phishing, Graymail, Web Reputation, or Social engineering attack criteria allow you to create rules that take actions on these types of potentially unwanted messages.


Hosted Email Security does not apply content-based heuristic spam, BEC, phishing, graymail, Web reputation, or social engineering attack rules to email messages received from email addresses and domains listed on the Approved Senders screen.

  1. Select Message detected as.
  2. Select "Spam".
  3. Choose a baseline spam catch rate.
    • Lowest (most conservative)

    • Low

    • Moderately low (the default setting)

    • Moderately high

    • High

    • Highest (most aggressive)