Security concerns put MSN Messenger beta on hold

Thursday, 7 October 2004, 9:23 AM EST

Microsoft has suspended the beta testing of the next version of its MSN Messenger client because of a potential security problem.

Testers discovered a potential security issue in the early version of MSN Messenger 7 shortly after Microsoft made the instant messaging client available to a select group of testers over the weekend, according to postings on MSN Messenger enthusiast Web site Mess.be.

By Joris Evers at NWF.

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