Where’s *my* honey monkey?

Not to be confused with the well known “squadron of flying butt-monkeys” (who seem to be the ones enlisted to attempt to deliver anything important and requiring both timelyness and robust creation), Microsoft are deploying web-bots they’ve named ‘Honey monkeys’ to attempt to discover and interpret new attack vectors against their operating systems.

Microsoft are using “Honey Monkeys” to see if they can catch any previously undiscovered attack vectors (assumably against their operating systems).
Now that would be an interesting project to work on as I’ve seen a number of machines where I work get compromised simply by visiting sites which look innocent enough. I sure like to know how you’d programatically emulate the social engineering which seems to be all the rage “Warning – your computer may be running slow, click here to fix” … yeah – right!