IM Software Flaws
And of course, need I even mention this? There are implementation flaws in just about everything. If a way hasnt been found yet in your preferred IM client, to allow someone to send you a file to be stored under a pathname of their choosing, to run a command of the attackers choosing on your system, or to accomplish some other impolite activity that would generally be regarded as a security threat, just give it time. Monitor your IM vendors site for updates, and install them.
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