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Firm: IM threats to increase next year

MessageLabs warned that malicious users will increasingly target IM in the next year, calling it a “widening backdoor” to infect enterprises with spam and trojan attacks. “Spammers will diversify further into the IM ecosystems, as business adoption of IM increases and as the ‘big three’ IM protocols begin to standardize in 2006 and onwards,” the company said. “Cybercriminals will seek to capitalize on this opportunity, as IM presents an increasingly attractive criminal gateway into the enterprise.” Full Story

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