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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RE: CoOl
by on Wed 10th Aug 2005 20:00 UTC

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Only with the reinsurgance of Apple does M$ finally try to do something about the insecurity of it's software.

Well others might easily forget 21 years of crappy code, rewarding the intelligence community and a bloated IT workforce, but I won't.

I fling a steaming bag of poop at Redmond and all it's cronnies.

Bring on Desktop Linux, I'll buy!

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