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: Bryan
by on Wed 10th Aug 2005 22:19 UTC

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To say this is a stunt or a crutch for poor quality coding is naive.

Dont worry. If a major Linux distro did the same thing it would heralded as a great and ingenious idea. Gotta remember the double standards.

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