Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Aug 2005 18:51 UTC, submitted by Not_Today
Privacy, Security, Encryption Microsoft unveiled details of its Strider HoneyMonkey research, a project that sniffs out sites hosting malicious code, and hands the information to other parts of the company for patching or legal action. The technical report (pdf) outlines the concept of cruising the Web with multiple automated Windows XP clients - some unpatched, some partially patched, some patched completely - to hunt for Web sites that exploit browser vulnerabilities.
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by on Wed 10th Aug 2005 19:19 UTC

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Very cool idea. How about also fixing known vulnerabilities (see

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by on Wed 10th Aug 2005 19:43 in reply to "Cool"
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Well first of all secunia doesn't tell new vunerabilities in system like HoneyMonkey is planned to do. Secondly some of Secunia's warnings are pure shit. I think they too much for publicity and that's why they keep list of stuff that aren't really security problems.

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