School computer networks are extremely vulnerable to the types of coordinated hacker attacks the brought major web sites to a standstill in mid-February, computer security experts say.

Computer consultants say that schools should consider the attacks of high-profile sites such as eBay and Amazon.com as "a wake-up call" about the potential for challenges to their system. The attacks, coordinated by as-yet unknown computer hackers, used a new technology that bombards an individual...

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