"IM viruses and worms are growing exponentially," said IMlogic chief technology officer Jon Sakoda, in a statement.More info at InformationWeek
The threat center has warned of more than 30 widespread incidents of IM or P2P viruses, worms, or other malicious code thus far in 2005, said Sakoda, with the bulk--81 percent--of them aimed at instant messengers.
Instant messaging worms and viruses growing exponentially
Posted on Wednesday, Mar 09 2005 @ 00:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Three new worms were discovered today that target Microsoft's MSN Messenger. According to IMlogic Threat Center instant messaging and P2P exploits have exploded this year - with a 50% growth each month.