The sorry state of IM security

Monday, 1 August 2005, 1:59 PM EST

The IMlogic Threat Center, a global consortium that provides threat detection and protection for IM and peer-to-peer (p-to-p) applications, recently issued its second quarter 2005 report on the rise of IM security threats.

Launched with the support of the Internet security vendors Symantec, Sybari Software, and McAfee and the IM providers America Online, Microsoft, and Yahoo, the IMlogic Threat Center is a knowledge base for known IM and p-to-p vulnerabilities and provides rapid response and guidance for protection against newly detected threats.

By Bob Francis at Computerworld.

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