Thursday, October 25, 2007

2007-10-26 Another Discovery Category - Greynets

The posted an article today on the existence of illicit "conduits for malware" or
greynets" that proliferate through most enterprises today. These are technically (and typically) described as peer-to-peer applications, downloaded apps that connect direct to other users to exchange messages and/or data, (aka Instant Messaging, VoIP and filesharing applications) but greynet appears to be the emerging term de jure, and provides another wide-ranging category request type to be used in discovery.