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Old 1st October, 2007, 08:19 PM
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New IM Attacks, Bugs Signal Stealthier Exploits

Written by Daniel
Monday, 01 October 2007
IM offers attack vectors that could be more dangerous than email

OCTOBER 1, 2007 | 11:05 AM
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Recently discovered vulnerabilities in the most popular instant messaging (IM) applications, as well as some targeted attacks via IM, are providing a glimpse of the threats to come... Front Page
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Heads up IM users, this could get really ugly!
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I guess it's OK not to be a chatty Cathy sometimes. These infections sound real serious, argh.
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