What is Antispam?

Antispam is any software or hardware that filters data to block spam and/or unwanted messages for the receiving party.

Antispam software is constantly and consistently filtering and testing new files to make sure they don’t contain known malware.

What is Antivirus?

Antivirus is a computer program that is designed to prevent, detect and remove known malware from your electronic devices.

Antivirus programs check and compare all your files and applications on your electronic device to known malware, spyware, and suspicious files.

Well-designed antivirus programs are highly effective detection tools and help mitigate the risks of infection.

What is the difference?

Antivirus protects the computers software and files that are embedded in the computer. Antispam solutions prevent your organization from receiving unwanted messages on your messaging networks.

Why do you need it?

You need antispam and antivirus systems installed onto your devices because they help mitigate the risks to for your devices against threats as well as helping your computer work efficiently and keeping them updated.

What do we recommend?


Teksupport recommends and supplies F-Prot antivirus - one of the world's leading anti-virus products. The F-Prot antivirus product range offers unrivalled heuristic detection capabilities. We also recommend HitmanPro to be used in conjunction with F-Prot as a second opinion cloud-based product. HitmanPro is particularly good at dealing with "root kits".

Spamhaus Antispam

There are many anti-spam solutions available, but we recommend and install Spamhaus. Spamhaus tracks the internet's spam senders and spam services, and provides dependable real-time anti-spam protection for internet networks. The Spamhaus organisation works with law enforcement agencies to identify and pursue spammers worldwide.

Contact TekSupport

Ready to install antispam and antivirus? Get in contact with Teksupport today by calling 03 9590 0560 or sending us an email. Teksupport has been providing internet solutions to the corporate environment since 1990