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Email tags

Email protection provides control of email communications received through the POP3 and IMAP protocols. Using the plug-in for Microsoft Outlook and other email clients, ESET Mail Security provides control of all communications from the email client (POP3, MAPI, IMAP, HTTP).

When examining incoming messages, the program uses all the advanced scanning methods included in the ThreatSense scanning engine. This means that detection of malicious programs takes place even before being matched against the virus detection database. Scanning of POP3 and IMAP protocol communications is independent of the email client used.

After an email has been checked, a notification with the scan result can be appended to the message. You can select Append tag messages to received and read email or Append tag messages to sent email.

Be aware that on rare occasions, tag messages may be omitted in problematic HTML messages or if messages are forged by malware. The tag messages can be added to received and read email, sent email or both.

The available options are:

Never – No tag messages will be added at all.

When a detection occurs – Only messages containing malicious software will be marked as checked (default).

To all email when scanned – The program will append messages to all scanned email.

Text to add to subject of detected email

Edit this template if you want to modify the subject prefix format of an infected email. This function will replace the message subject Hello with the following format: "[detection %DETECTIONNAME%] Hello. The variable %DETECTIONNAME% represents the detection.