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.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals itís our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Mon, Sep 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //