SANS Top Internet Security Risks of 2007 - Application Abuse of IM

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-11-27 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Attackers in 2007 turned their attention from technical issues and problems to far easier prey: human beings. Spear-phishing exploits have targeted rich victims and military and government targets in nation-state espionage, as well as C-level executives f
 
 
 

The widespread use of instant messaging can significantly increase security risks. Attacks include variants of e-mail worms spread via IM, new variations in the establishment and spread of botnets, and the use of compromised IM accounts to lure users i

SANS Top Internet Security Risks of 2007 - Application Abuse of IM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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