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Conficker’s stealthy update

Wily worm reprogrammed to contact,,, and to infect more machines

The sorry state of IM security

A few weeks back I told you about a "friend" of mine who got hit with an IM bug. It was quick, painful, and pretty much fit the definition of "as much fun as a sharp stick in the eye." Apparently my friend is not alone. The IMlogic Threat Center, a global consortium that provides threat detection and protection for IM and peer-to-peer (p-to-p) applications, recently issued its second quarter 2005 report on the rise of IM security threats.

Reining in public IM

There is no question that instant messaging (IM) is entrenched in the enterprise. More than 90 per cent of businesses report IM activity, according to Osterman Research Inc.

NAI’s McAfee the latest to add anti-spyware

Network Associates Inc. (NAI) will become the latest security software maker to address the growing problem of stealth surveillance software known as spyware when it announces a new consumer product for locating and removing the applications on Monday.

New Internet worm targets e-mail, P-to-P software

Antivirus companies are warning Internet users about W32.Swen, a new worm that spreads using e-mail messages, vulnerable network connections, Internet Relay Chat (IRC) and peer-to-peer (P-to-P) networks.

New P2P company aims for legitimate swapping

A Dutch company, hoping to capitalize on a year-old Dutch court ruling that legitimized file-swapping services in the Netherlands, plans to offer software and a home base to file-sharing service providers. However, experts wonder if the Netherlands is really a file-sharing haven.

Explorer 6 gets early outing

A preview version of Internet Explorer 6, a future release of Microsoft Corp.'s Web browser, has been...

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