Proactive honeypots

Thursday, 18 August 2005, 5:21 AM EST

Honeypots sit on a server and wait for intrusion attempts. When one occurs, they can perform a variety of actions. But what if a honeypot did the inverse--headed out on the Web to look for intruders? Microsoft has developed a new tool, Strider HoneyMonkey Exploit Detection System, that runs as a Web client by using "monkeys" to surf the Web for malicious Web-based content.

At Windows IT Pro.

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