IM users go private to get secure

Friday, 1 April 2005, 2:04 AM EST

IM has become the latest hole in the security dike surrounding corporate networks, and that's no surprise because while the public systems, including AOL's Instant Messenger, MSN Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger, are popular and easy to use, they're as good as nothing when it comes to security of your networks. In fact they're not even that good because they have no way to protect you from worm attacks.

By John Dickinson at the EE Product Center.

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