: 5 steps to help avoid instant message viruses

20.02.2008, 22:55
Using an instant messaging (IM) programsuch as Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger), Windows Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, or othersyou and a friend can type messages to each other and see the messages almost immediately.

Because IM is so popular, virus writers can use it to spread malicious programs.
furter http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/im.mspx

22.02.2008, 07:19
it's a very dangerous environment these days