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Schools, training institutions and universities need to use computers and networks, especially the Internet, in today's world of prolific information and rapid connection. However, as time marches forward so too do the spammers who are the curse of modern day networks. There have been many estimates of the percentage of spam in email with some suggesting as high as 95% of email is spam. This is reassurance of the need for network security although the cost of network security is yet another burden that education faces. The Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy 2011, Oakland, CA, USA, May 22-25, 2011, includes an amazing research paper that was the subject of a presentation under the heading Underground Economy/Malware.

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