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Microsoft ditches Messenger 
Nov 7, 2012 | Comment Now 
Punts 100 million customers across to Skype.
 
Indonesia threatens BlackBerry shutdown 
By Liam Tung | Dec 13, 2011 | Comment Now 
Anger over Singapore data centre.
 
RIM claims startup Kik Messenger infringes patent 
Dec 6, 2010 | Comment Now 
Booted off RIM's App World.
 
Advanced instant messenger threat discovered 
By SC Australia Staff | Aug 30, 2010 | Comment Now 
Yahoo! Messenger, Skype, Windows Live, and Google Talk among those targeted.
 
Microsoft mandates Messenger upgrade for security flaws 
 
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.
 
MSN Messenger spam contains Trojan 
By Dan Raywood | Oct 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
A fake update claiming to be from MSN Messenger contains a malicious Trojan.
 
Microsoft, RIM strike Windows Live services agreement 
By Liz Tay | May 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
A newly-announced agreement between Microsoft and RIM will give BlackBerry users access to Windows Live Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger services.
 
Tumbleweed Communications Secure Messenger v6.3 
By Peter Stephenson, | Nov 2, 2007 | Comment Now 
This product incorporates both email encryption and a slimmed down version of a full content security manager.
 
Security flaw hits MSN Messenger 
By Shaun Nichols | Aug 30, 2007 | Comment Now 
A newly reported vulnerability could put the security of MSN Messenger users at risk.
 
MSN Messenger video-based exploit revealed 
By Dan Kaplan | Aug 29, 2007 | Comment Now 
Security experts are advising users of MSN Messenger to be wary of untrusted web cam conversations after exploit code was posted today for a zero-day vulnerability in the ...
 
McAfee warns of Yahoo Messenger Webcam bug 
By Frank Washkuch | Aug 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
Users of Yahoo's instant messaging platform are being warned to avoid webcam invites from unknown sources after a vulnerability in the platform was disclosed this week.
 
Yahoo patches Messenger ActiveX control flaws 
By Frank Washkuch | Jun 12, 2007 | Comment Now 
Yahoo patched two vulnerabilities in Messenger's ActiveX control, which were disclosed by a hacker offering proof-of-concept exploit code earlier this week.
 
'Extremely critical' flaws hit Yahoo Messenger 
By Matt Chapman | Jun 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
GLOBAL - Two 'extremely critical' vulnerabilities have been discovered in Yahoo Messenger that could be exploited by malicious users to compromise a system.
 
Exploits released for zero-day Yahoo Messenger vulnerabilities 
By Frank Washkuch | Jun 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
A hacker named "Danny" has released two zero-day ActiveX exploits for Yahoo Messenger's Webcam application.
 
Yahoo refreshes online messenger 
By Tom Sanders | May 4, 2007 | Comment Now 
Online service introduces archived conversation search.
 
Yahoo updates to patch Messenger ActiveX vulnerability 
By Frank Washkuch | Apr 5, 2007 | Comment Now 
Yahoo has updated its instant messaging platform to protect against a vulnerability that can allow remote attacks.
 
Microsoft removes malicious MSN Messenger banner advertisements 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Feb 22, 2007 | Comment Now 
Banner advertisements that install malware onto the user's computer were left unnoticed for several days on the MSN Messenger service, according to researchers.
 
Windows Live Messenger ads serve up malware 
By Tom Sanders | Feb 21, 2007 | Comment Now 
Rogue banner ads slip through safety net.
 
Windows Live Messenger ads serve up malware 
By Tom Sanders | Feb 21, 2007 | Comment Now 
Microsoft's messaging client for several days has displayed banner ads that attempted to install malware on user's systems.
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