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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Monkeys Gotta Work Too
by on Thu 11th Aug 2005 00:56 UTC

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"Microsoft unveiled details of its Strider HoneyMonkey research"

So instead of opening the source so everyone can point out bugs, they're rewarding monkeys with honey for playing the game Strider for hundreds of hours?

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