What's all the fuzz about?
If you are in the computer security industry, or a student of it, then it is likely that you have heard of fuzzing. This "fuzzing" is by no means new, but it remains a very effective technique to find flaws in software programs. Not only can you use fuzzing to find bugs in programs such as Internet Explorer and other web browsers, but you can also use fuzzing against network protocols. This is one area that is very much worth exploring if you are new to it. Quite a few fuzzing tools are out there to be used and are also free . Give it a shot, odds are you will find it a worthwhile endeavor.