IM viruses increase by 50 per cent a month

Friday, 18 March 2005, 12:45 PM EST

Instant messaging security threats are growing by 50 per cent each month and could potentially spread across the globe in seconds.

According to research from anti-virus firm F-Secure, virus writers are targeting instant messaging application due to their ability to spread malicious code faster than email worms.

By Daniel Thomas at vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Why collaboration is crucial in the battle for IT security

Guy Wertheim, the CTO at Comilion, talks about the importance of collaboration and data sharing in the battle for increased security.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, Sep 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //