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: re:re:re Um...
by zombie process on Thu 11th Aug 2005 13:01 UTC
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I'd love to work somewhere with a bloated IT workforce rather than be understaffed, and chasing fires caused by the latest XP exploit. I imagine I cold actually get some *work* done if the IT workforce was bloated! Sign me up for bloated IT workforce, stat!

WTF does outsourcing have to do with industry "bloat?" Outsourcing is despicable, short-sighted, and irresponsible, but it doesn't make things bloated.

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