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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 February 28, 2014


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 January 25, 2011


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 April 28, 2010


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 February 8, 2010


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 December 13, 2009


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.

June 23, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating June 23, 2005

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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


Quick Tips: Automatically accept attachments in ICQ

Make it easier to share files with your friends when using the popular chat program ICQ!

May 21, 2008


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


Quick Tips: Using Quick IM in ICQ

Sometimes even an IM is too slow – here's a faster way to send quick notes in ICQ!

May 21, 2008