International Journal of Computer Applications
With the rapid development of Internet, e-mail has become effective means of communication to share information. Through e-mail, the authors can send text messages, images, audio and video clips across the world within a fraction of time. In recent years, e-mail users are facing problem due to spam e-mails. Spam e-mails are unsolicited commercial/bulk e-mails sent by spammers. There are many serious problems associated with spam e-mails, e.g. it may contain hyperlink which may lead to a bogus website which might ask the users' for their personal information like username, password and bank account number etc.