Virus-prone applications burrow into networks

Monday, 22 May 2006, 11:46 AM EST

A snapshot of large US companies has found that 'viral' applications such as VoIP, instant messaging, webmail and P2P applications are now endemic on many networks.

Compiled by insider security startup Reconnex from 1.1 Terabytes of data, the figures showed alarmingly high use of these applications, regardless of company security policies.

At Computerworld.

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