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    Posted by: Matt Hundven

    Why do I receive spam? Doesn’t the district have a spam filter?

    Yes the district does have a spam filter. On an average day we receive about 10,000 emails. Only about 9%, or 900, are legitimate and actually get through to our Inbox. Most of the spam you receive is from what I call the “lone wolf” spammer. This is a single computer that has contracted a virus or spyware and is sending out spam. Because it does this on a lower volume it can go undetected by our filter.

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