Hackers building botnet with AOL messaging worm

Thursday, 21 September 2006, 12:27 AM EST

Hackers using computer worms sneakily implanted via America Online (AOL) instant messages were building a potentially evil "botnet," a Silicon Valley Internet security firm said on Tuesday.

FaceTime security specialists advised users not to open any files sent to them via AIM.

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