Your next IM could be your network's last

Wednesday, 2 November 2005, 1:44 PM EST

A significant rise in instant messaging threats will eventually lead to an automated worm that will strike hundreds of thousands of machines in seconds, IM security firms warn. Of particular concern is the recent big boost in the maliciousness of the IM exploits.

By Gregg Keizer at InformationWeek.

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