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Reports Says That IM Malware Attacks are on a Rise

As per a report from Akonix systems, harmful code attacks via instant messaging services have multiplied between March and April months.

Akonix said that the increase came up with a sharp increase of enterprise unified communications systems (UC) in the last few months, an incident that is not just a mere coincidence. The systems of UC are made for assembling the communications systems of all companies onto a common IP (Internet Protocol), and it often has a service of IM too.

In the last week of May 2008, Analysts at Butler Group attempts to convince the enterprises that UC does not wish to open up any new mode of attack. But, Akonix claimed that the sudden increase in the attacks of IM questions the security of UC.

During April, almost 21 new harmful codes have been ...

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