Security firm detects IM bot that chats with you

A new form of malicious instant-message bot is on the loose that talks back to the user, possibly signifying a potentially dangerous trend, an instant messaging security firm said.

IMlogic Inc. issued the warning late yesterday after citing a recent example of such a malicious bot. On Monday, the company first published details of a new threat known as IM.Myspace04.AIM.

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