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How does the Reflexion spam engine analyze messages to determine if it's SPAM?
Applies to the following Sophos products and versions ReflexionReflexion Total Control (RTC) Email Security
The spam engine analyzes message content to determine if most people would find it offensive. Message format, layout, design, and vocabulary are considered as part of thousands of checks on message attributes, including:
The spam engine also parses words into pieces, which allows the detection of similar vocabulary even if the words are not exact matches.
We also conduct Bayesian analysis of message content. The engine then uses its AI technology to ensure that it "learns" over time as spam changes.
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