Four ways to secure enterprise instant messaging

Friday, 27 May 2005, 4:05 PM EST

While instant messaging is a useful tool, enterprises need to protect themselves against threats.

We've recently seen IM threats get hotter. This week, attackers targeted the American Online and Yahoo instant messaging services with worms. The Yahoo worm attempted to trick users into giving up their usernames and passwords. The AOL worm tried to download malicious code to the user's PC.

By David Geer at the EE Product Center.

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