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University of Calgary Teaches Spam and Spyware Writing

I can’t make this up. Remember back in 2003 when the University Calgary was teaching a course on virus writing? Well now, according to this article at silicon.com, the school is teaching undergrads how to write spam, spam engines, and…

I can’t make this up. Remember back in 2003 when the University Calgary was teaching a course on virus writing? Well now, according to this article at silicon.com, the school is teaching undergrads how to write spam, spam engines, and spyware.

One of the university administrators liken it to teaching a course on safe sex. Yeah. With labs, I guess.