Jim Hirsch, associate superintendent for technology services in the Plano ISD in Texas, says, "We are blocking more than 60,000 spam
messages per week and trying to filter as many as we can without stopping legitimate e-mails from being delivered.
In 2003, AOL reported that it blocked nearly 500 billion spam
messages--an average of 1.
now has far more in common with viruses and other malicious attacks than it does with any other Net phenomenon.
Not only has spam
spread faster than most people anticipated, it hasn't leveled off as many expected it would by this time, said Adam Bosnian, general manager of Burlington, Mass.
: The Silent ROI Killer," a report by independent firm Nucleus Research, found that spam
costs businesses $874 per employee annually.
Connection filtering detects many of the methods that spammers use to avoid being traced and also includes mechanisms for blocking spam
that comes from known spam
When Source Authentication is adopted as an industry standard, spam
will end forever.