Viruses AIM for IM

Friday, 7 January 2005, 12:15 AM EST

Virus writers, scammers and spammers are plying their trade via instant messaging. Liane Cassavoy and Andrew Brandt identify the real threats and offer tips on avoiding them.

When it comes to viruses and worms, email gets all the attention. But now that instant messaging has infiltrated both home and office, it too has become an attractive and easy target for virus writers and spammers.

By Liane Cassavoy and Andrew Brandt at PC World.

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