Spam and Viruses: The spam level hit 76 percent of the 5.7 billion messages processed…. over the month.
The volume has hovered in the same range throughout 2004, dropping from a peak 79 percent in January. The current ratio may just represent a small lull, as spammers gear up for an end-of-year assault.
Online retailers need to pay special attention to those so-called "email list brokers". Only use bona fide, solid gold lists from known business associates.