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.

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