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icq

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Yahoo, ICQ chats still vulnerable to government snoops

Spy agencies and hackers at your local Starbucks can vacuum up Yahoo and ICQ chats and metadata about AOL's AIM users. These services are over a decade old -- why are they not fully encrypted?

By Feb. 28, 2014

Review

ICQ 5.04

Easy, free services make ICQ 5.04 a fine choice for voice, keyboard, or Webcam chats, but MSN Messenger 7.0 and Yahoo Messenger 7.0 offer more features.

By Jun. 23, 2005

3 stars Editor's rating Jun. 23, 2005

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Kaspersky finds fake antivirus program in ads on ICQ

Ad for clothing line that is shown in ICQ also pops up a fake antivirus warning, encouraging the user to download a program that's not a legitimate antivirus product.

By Jan. 25, 2011

Article

Digital Sky buys AOL's ICQ

The instant-messaging software changes hands for $187.5 million, going to Russia's Digital Sky as AOL continues to clean house.

By Apr. 28, 2010

Review

ICQ Lite Alpha

ICQ Lite is easier to use and takes up fewer resources than ICQ Pro, but it doesn't offer an improvement over other mainstream IMs. ICQ diehards, use it for stripped-down messaging but stick with Trillian if you use more than one IM service.

By Sep. 17, 2002

3 stars Editor's rating Sep. 17, 2002

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Video

ICQ 4.1

The free, legendary chat client just keeps getting better; ICQ is the best pick, along with Yahoo Messenger, for features and versatility.

May. 21, 2008

Article

Report: Russian investor in talks to buy ICQ

DST, which recently made a $200 million investment in Facebook, is reportedly in negotiations to acquire AOL's instant-messaging service.

By Dec. 13, 2009

Video

Hey there! ICQ wants to chat

CNET Download.com's Wayne Cunningham explains to CNET Radio's Brian Cooley why America Online is releasing a slimmed - down version of its popular instant messaging client.

Nov. 1, 2007

Article

Bids are in for AOL's sale of ICQ--it's down to 'UN' of 4 buyers

The bidders, offering in the vicinity of $200 million, are likelier to be one of many international Internet companies rather than a U.S. one.

By Feb. 8, 2010

Video

Quick Tips: Get private with ICQ

Bare it all or none at all? Veronica Belmont shows you how to be selective about what information your friends see on ICQ!

May. 21, 2008