Auckland firm starts security patrols in cyberspace

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  1. Prince_Serendip

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    :) Auckland firm starts security patrols in cyberspace
    02 September 2002

    An online service designed to quickly alert IT managers if their websites crash or are defaced by hackers or viruses has been launched by Auckland start-up Virtual Industries Group.

    Customers can sign up over the Net to have their sites monitored without the need to install hardware or software.

    Called Page Patrol, the monitoring service is designed to pick up the failure of an Internet connection and detect cyber-vandalism.

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    This is not new, A site I worked on for a client had this feature for free. All it does is contact the website one per hour and compare the html of the homepage to a copy the service has. If it changes or does not respond, an email is sent to the webmaster of the site. pretty simple really
     
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