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IM spam

(Instant Messaging spam) See spim.
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Every 10 minutes, the Global Gateway is updated with virus and worm watch lists as well as spammer ID's which is becoming vastly more important as IM spam and viruses are more and more widespread across instant messaging than ever before.
As companies continue to realize the potential of instant messaging as a critical business tool, security concerns such as user authenticity, provisioning, viruses, and IM spam (SPIM) continue to highlight the need for organizations to implement an IM management system," said Francis deSouza, CEO of IMlogic.
June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- FaceTime Communications, the leading provider of solutions that secure, manage, and extend instant messaging (IM) and other forms of real-time communications in the enterprise, today announced a new strategic partnership with Brightmail, the global leader in anti-spam technology, that will allow FaceTime to offer Brightmail's anti spam technology with its IM security products aimed at blocking spam and IM spam ("SPIM"), which threaten network and information security, disrupt worker productivity, and drive up storage costs.