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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typical ms politics
by on Wed 10th Aug 2005 20:50 UTC

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placing blame on the black hats when they should fix their swiss cheese OS.

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RE: typical ms politics
by Night on Wed 10th Aug 2005 23:33 in reply to "typical ms politics"
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There's plenty of blame to spread around. People who are maliciously exploiting systems deserve the majority.

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RE[2]: typical ms politics
by on Thu 11th Aug 2005 05:34 in reply to "RE: typical ms politics"
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you don't seem to get it...

hand a steak to a wild tiger and you're going to get your hand bitten off.

malicious code is to blame for being in existence yes, but MS has done little to secure their flagship products because they can't. instead, they blame others to draw attention away from their horrible developers and business tactics.

if you do something wrong, stand up and admit it, then do whatever you need to fix it.

basic character 101.

it's what you do with you life and how it affects others that you will be measured.

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