Microsoft's HoneyMonkeys prove patching Windows works

Thursday, 11 August 2005, 12:06 AM EST

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 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.

By Gregg Keizer at Desktop Pipeline.

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