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Electronic commerce is one of the most important application areas of mobile agent technology. A secure mobile agent system (SMAS) model is established for e-commerce environment. The SMAS consists of mobile agents and mobile agent server. A security shell module in the mobile agent architecture is responsible for mobile agent protection. Surveillance agent running in the agent server provides the host against attacks from malicious agents. Based on the SMAS, mobile agent-based e-commerce system framework is built up and realized in the end.