Browsers feel the fuzz

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 1:20 AM EST

Last month, security researcher HD Moore decided to write a simple program that would mangle the code found in Web pages and gauge the effect such data would have on the major browsers. The result: hundreds of crashes and the discovery of several dozen flaws.

The technique--called packet, or data, fuzzing--is frequently used to find flaws in network applications.

At SecurityFocus.

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