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Hundreds receive SMS death threats 
By SC Australia Staff | Jul 23, 2012 | Comment Now 
Scammers demand ransom.
 
RIM talks BlackBerry outage compensation 
By Liam Tung | Oct 14, 2011 | Comment Now 
Worst service cut in 12 years.
 
Facebook launches messaging tool 
Nov 16, 2010 | Comment Now 
Google, Yahoo, Microsoft on notice.
 
Facebook to kill spam with messaging 
By Nicole Kobie | Nov 16, 2010 | Comment Now 
Social-networking giant launches webmail service with a twist.
 
Mobile messaging attacks to rise in 2010 
By Dan Raywood | Jan 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Cloudmark points to increasing app threat.
 
New version of Zeus targeting IM users 
By Greg Masters | Jan 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Threat may be work of Russian gang.
 
Koobface-like worm targets Skype users 
By Phil Muncaster | Nov 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
New malware could spell trouble for users of IP telephony service.
 
Security experts emphasise social engineering risks 
Oct 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
F-Secure and Sophos urge greater caution.
 
McAfee makes move into SaaS with acquisition of MX Logic 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 4, 2009 | Comment Now 
McAfee is to acquire MX Logic in a deal worth over a $A201 million.
 
Microsoft clamps down on IM spam 
By Phil Muncaster | Jul 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
Redmond files lawsuit against firm accused of spamming Windows Live Messenger customers.
 
MessageLabs launches IM security service 
By Phil Muncaster | Jun 17, 2009 | Comment Now 
Instant messaging security now available in the cloud.
 
Majority of adolescents online have tried hacking 
By Greg Masters | May 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
A new study from Panda Security found that 67 per cent of teenagers surveyed admitted to having tried to hack into friends' instant messaging or social network accounts.
 
Study: Mobile Instant Messaging on the rise 
By Brett Winterford | Mar 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
More and more Australian mobile phone users are using their mobile phones for instant messaging and social networking, according to new research by m.Net.
 
Websense appoints APAC GM for Messaging Security 
Feb 18, 2009 | Comment Now 
Websense has appointed Andy Lake as general manager, Messaging Security, APAC.
 
Hosted Notes goes online 
By Shaun Nichols | Oct 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
IBM has launched a hosted version of its Lotus Notes messaging software.
 
Analysis: Gartner concerned about Symantec MessageLabs merger 
By Negar Salek | Oct 14, 2008 | Comment Now 
Innovation in email security technologies will not stagnate as a result of Symantec’s acquisition of MessageLabs, the vendor has claimed.
 
Cisco talks Jabber into acquisition 
By Shaun Nichols | Sep 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
Cisco has agreed to purchase open-source instant messaging firm Jabber, and plans to use the Jabber messaging software within its WebEx Connect and Unified Communications packages.
 
Mozilla plans to consolidate messaging into one application 
By Iain Thomson | Aug 8, 2008 | Comment Now 
Mozilla has released a prototype of a new application that aims to consolidate all messages a user can receive over a computer into one reader package.
 
Instant messaging found to reduce workplace interruption 
By Liz Tay | Jun 6, 2008 | Comment Now 
A recent study has found the use of instant messaging software in the workplace to reduce disruption.
 
Mozilla Messaging fixes five bugs in Thunderbird email client 
By Jim Carr | May 6, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Mozilla Foundation's Mozilla Messaging subsidiary has released patches for five flaws in its Thunderbird e-mail client.
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