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spim

similar to spam but it attacks users through instant messaging
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spim

 (spĭm)
n.
Unwanted, unsolicited instant messages, often of a commercial nature.

[sp(am) + i(nstant) m(essaging).]
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spim

(spɪm)
n
(Computer Science) unsolicited commercial communications received on a computer via an instant-messaging system
[from sp(am) + i(nstant) m(essaging)]
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* Expanded IM protection for IM spam (SPIM) and IM spoofing to protect internal and external IM communications.