AOL Instant Messenger worm attack feared

Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 2:02 PM EST

AOL Instant Messenger is vulnerable to worm attack due to the way it works with Internet Explorer 7, according to security researchers.

The critical flaw is in the way that the IM service displays web-based graphics, according to researchers at Core Security Technologies, which discovered the flaw.

At Computerworld.

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