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Where To Find Malware (Samples)?

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We are currently hiring several new technicians and we want to test them by giving them an infected computer/virtual machine and see how they would fix it/tackle the issue.  

Is there a website that keeps malware/virus/trojans/etc for computer professionals for this purpose?
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Some advice: be sure the new techs don't connect an infected (virtual) machine to the network for obvious reasons...
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you can set some ACL rules against those infected machine IPs not to propogate to entire network.
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Here's a page with some more links, including free ones:

http://zeltser.com/combating-malicious-software/malware-sample-sources.html
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