International Journal of Computer Science Issues
The spam mails are used by spammers to steal the data of the users and organizations online. Rapid growth rate of the use of the internet has increased the spam mails. There are several methods employed for filtering spam. This approach is to classify the spam mails using spam word ranking and fuzzy rules. This paper classifies the emails using word ranking database and the ranks are used based on the degree of the threat that each word possess. For this purpose the paper has considered only the content of the email.