The Cost of Hacking


Every day there is a new story about another major website getting attacked by hackers. An FBI memo reveals just how much damage these attacks cause, citing a 2005 infection of Google server’s with the malicious Santy worm. Google spent over $500,000 on labor and lost revenues fighting the attack and was able to bounce back, but would a smaller company have the money and manpower to withstand the same force? 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, co-founder of Metacademy, and the 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 CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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