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IM attacks getting more sophisticated

IM attacks getting more sophisticated

Attacks on instant messaging networks continue to grow in sophistication and danger, according to research covering January..
Feb 1 2008 8:02AM
AOL trials IM service for hard of hearing

AOL trials IM service for hard of hearing

AOL has created an instant messaging system designed for deaf and hard of hearing users.

Jan 21 2008 2:50PM
Microsoft declares IM war with Parlano buy

Microsoft declares IM war with Parlano buy

Microsoft's recent acquisition of instant messaging vendor Parlano forms the centrepiece of an "aggressive drive" to control the IM market, Gartner noted today.
Sep 5 2007 11:34AM
Legal matters: IM can cause trouble later

Legal matters: IM can cause trouble later

Instant messaging should be treated like email, with similar constraints.
Jul 27 2007 3:57PM
Flaws revealed for Trillian, Yahoo IM platforms

Flaws revealed for Trillian, Yahoo IM platforms

Remotely exploitable vulnerabilities were revealed for two widely used instant messaging platforms this week.
Jul 18 2007 10:53AM
Gartner: Businesses must address IM security

Gartner: Businesses must address IM security

Businesses must address the security issues around instant messaging (IM) as it becomes the preferred method of real-time communication, Gartner has said today.
Jun 26 2007 9:49AM
Yahoo rushes out IM patch

Yahoo rushes out IM patch

GLOBAL - Yahoo has released an update for its Instant Messenger software shortly after researchers posted code that exploits flaws in the application.
Jun 12 2007 12:55PM
Social networking presents new challenges for business

Social networking presents new challenges for business

The popularity of online streaming videos, social-networking and shopping sites have created new attack vectors for hackers to spread malicious code that could wreak havoc on company networks.
May 7 2007 3:07PM
Multiple flaws detected in Cerulean Studios IM software

Multiple flaws detected in Cerulean Studios IM software

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cerulean Studios instant messaging software, Trillian, which could be exploited by a malicious attacker to steal personal data and compromise an affected computer.
May 4 2007 10:13AM
Hackers spread worm via Skype IM

Hackers spread worm via Skype IM

A worm posing as a link to glamour model images has been spread via the Skype IM chat system, it was reported today.
Apr 17 2007 6:39AM
Republican calls for email and IM monitoring

Republican calls for email and IM monitoring

ISPs would have to keep records of emails, IM and website visits.
Feb 12 2007 9:44AM
Akonix predicts 2007 IM security drivers

Akonix predicts 2007 IM security drivers

Many organisations will face a number of factors in 2007 that will converge together to force them to more fully address their instant messaging (IM) security and compliance practices, predicted the IM security firm Akonix last week.
Jan 8 2007 10:02PM
Financial firms clamp down on unauthorised IM

Financial firms clamp down on unauthorised IM

The days are numbered for users of unauthorised consumer instant messaging (IM) applications within financial securities firms, new research has predicted.
Dec 12 2006 9:46AM
Review: Symantec IM Manager

Review: Symantec IM Manager

Symantec IM Manager offers instant messaging management and security with support for public IM networks and enterprise IM platforms including AOL, Jabber, IBM Lotus Instant Messaging, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Microsoft Live Communications Server, Reuters, Yahoo! and GoogleTalk.
Dec 5 2006 9:00AM
Attackers target teenagers through fake IM profiles

Attackers target teenagers through fake IM profiles

Malicious users are targeting young instant messaging (IM) enthusiasts through bogus profiles that redirect them to adult websites, where adware is installed on their PCs.
Nov 30 2006 7:15AM
Akonix: IM attacks dip in November

Akonix: IM attacks dip in November

The number of new instant messenger (IM) attacks tracked by Akonix Systems in November dipped to 41, one month after eclipsing a record.
Nov 29 2006 10:42PM
Review: Check Point IM Security

Review: Check Point IM Security

Part of the very popular endpoint security application developed by ZoneLabs, Check Point Integrity IM Security is billed as a solution that keeps instant messaging conversations private and secure, regardless of the IM service used.
Nov 27 2006 9:00AM
Review: Enterprise Instant Messenger

Review: Enterprise Instant Messenger

Enterprise Instant Messenger from MessageLabs is a comprehensive hosted security solution for IM. We were provided with a simple ten-user license evaluation version of the system.
Nov 27 2006 9:00AM
Review: Akonix A6000

Review: Akonix A6000

The Akonix A6000 appliance came as a rebadged Dell PowerEdge 850 box that uses AkOS, the supplier's own hardened operating system that was custom-developed on the Linux 2.6 kernel.
Nov 27 2006 9:00AM
Review: MS Live Comms Server

Review: MS Live Comms Server

Perhaps the length of time it takes to install Live Communications Server 2005 (LCS 2005) reflects its complexity and the vast scope of its capabilities.
Nov 22 2006 9:00AM

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