New breed of malicious IM bots get interactive

Thursday, 8 December 2005, 1:43 AM EST

The IMlogic Threat Center has issued a warning on a new breed of malicious IM bots which dupe users into activating their IM worm payloads. Once a user's system in infected, the bot reportedly sends new messages to the user's buddy list that appear to come from the infected user, instructing the recipients to download the malicious content.

At Security Pipeline.

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