International Journal of Computer Applications
The spam mails are used by spammer which amounts to be a headache to the internet users and organizations using online. Rapid growth rate of the use of the internet has dramatically increased the spam mails. More methods are adopted for filtering spam. This paper is to identify the spam mails using spam word ranking and fuzzy rules. This paper classifies the emails with the help of word ranking database and sender's mail address database. And the ranks are used based on the degree of the threat that each word possess.