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Microsoft unwraps HoneyMonkey detection project

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Microsoft unwraps HoneyMonkey detection project

Microsoft has officially lifted the wraps off its Strider HoneyMonkey research project, designed to trawl the dark side of the Internet looking for Web sites hosting malicious code.

Microsoft Corp. released a technical report, available as a PDF, to introduce the concept of an Automated Web Patrol that uses multiple Windows XP machines, some unpatched and some fully updated, to streamline the process of finding zero-day Web-based exploits.

Read the complete story. (eWeek)