Fun Things To Do With Your Honeypot

Posted on in Categories News, Security last updated July 30, 2006

Honeypot is a combination computer and special software set up for computer crackers (or attackers). It is use to detect unauthorized access (unauthorized attempts/attacks) on network computer system.

Alberto Gonzalez has published simple and nice article titled as “Fun Things To Do With Your Honeypot”. It is not howto/guide to Honeypot.

FTA, “…Most of the papers deal with the potential gains a honeypot can give you, and the proper way to monitor a honeypot. Not very many of them deal with the honeypots themselves. Honeypots are a hot topic in the security research community right now. It seems everyone is starting up their own honeypot system. Most of the papers deal with the potential gains a honeypot can give you, and the proper way to monitor a honeypot. Not very many of them deal with the honeypots themselves…”

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

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