Global Spam Amounts Waning


Global spam levels have dropped to 50 billion daily from the staggering 200 billion daily being sent in August of 2010. Symantec attributes this to a successful shutdown of pernicious spam-bot Rustock, which was responsible for nearly 50% of all spam sent. While this decrease is great news, experts agree that it’s only a matter of time before new bots raise the numbers again. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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