MailScanner is a highly respected open source email security system design for Linux-based email gateways. It is used at over 30,000 sites around the world, protecting top government departments, commercial corporations and educational institutions. This technology has fast become the standard email solution at many ISP sites for virus protection and spam filtering.
MailScanner scans email for viruses, spam, phishing, malware, and other attacks against security vulnerabilities and plays a major part in the security of a network. By virtue of being open source, the technology in MailScanner has been reviewed many times over by some of the best and brightest in the field of computer security from around the world. MailScanner supports a wide range of MTAs and virus scanners to include the popular open source Clam AV. Spam detection is accomplished via Spamassassin, which is by far the most popular and standardized spam detection engine.