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Honeypots: tracking hackers
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Social Honeypots: Making Friends With A Spammer Near You.
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Abstract Social networking communities have become an important communications platform,targets for a new breed of social spammers. Unfortunately, little is known about these social spammers,

The use of deception techniques: Honeypots and decoys
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Abstract: Honeypots and similar sorts of decoys represent only the most rudimentary uses of deception in protection of information systems. But because of their relative popularity and cultural interest, they have gained substantial attention in the research and commercial

A national early warning capability based on a network of distributed honeypots
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Abstract We present here the work developed by NBSO/Brazilian CERT, in the Brazilian Honeypots Alliance Distributed Honeypots Project, to centralize the data gathered in several honeypots and to process this data to be used for early warning and incident

Honeypots: intrusion deception
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Traditionally, information security has been defensive: firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems and encryption. This strategy is based on the classical security paradigm of Protect, Detect and React protect the network as best as possible, detect any

SweetBait: Zero-hour worm detection and containment using honeypots
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Abstract. As next-generation computer worms may spread within minutes to million of hosts, protection via human intervention is no longer an option. We discuss the implementation of SweetBait, an automated protection system that employs low-interaction honeypots to

Automated nids signature creation using honeypots
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Abstract:This paper describes Honeycomb, a system for automated generation of attack signatures for network intrusion detection systems (NIDSs). Our system applies pattern detection techniques and protocol conformance checks on multiple levels in the protocol

Nomadic honeypots: A novel concept for smartphone honeypots
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Abstract:Intelligence on mobile threats is a valuable asset. Honeypots showed to provide a good resource to gain threat intelligence in other areas. Unfortunately, current malware largely relies on social engineering to infect smartphones. Recently, attacks against

Learning More About Attack Patterns With Honeypots.
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Abstract: Honeypots are information system resources, whose value lies in unauthorized or illicit use of these resources. In this paper, we present a project that has established a world- wide distributed sensor system of honeypots. Within this system, each platform has the

Apt detection system using honeypots
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Abstract:-Recently emerged threat type of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). APTs targets, using various attack techniques target and then perform the data obtained by hacking.

Defeating Honeypots: Network Issues, Part 2
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0. Abstract To delude attackers and improve security within large computer networks, security researchers and engineers deploy honeypots. As this growing activity becomes a new trend in the whitehat community, the blackhats study how to defeat these same

Analyzing Network and Content Characteristics of Spim Using Honeypots.
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Abstract Instant messaging spam (spim), while less widespread than email spam, is a challenging problem which has received little attention in formal research. Spim is harder to study than spam because of the walled garden nature of popular instant messaging

Strider HoneyMonkeys: active Client-Side honeypots for finding web sites that exploit browser vulnerabilities
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Page 1. Strider HoneyMonkeys: Active Client-Side Honeypots for Finding Web Sites That Exploit Browser Monkey programs that drive browser software to visit URLs just like humans Act as active, client-side honeypots to attract malicious Web sites to exploit browser-based

A systematic characterization of IM threats using honeypots
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Abstract The popularity of instant messaging (IM) services has recently attracted the interest of attackers that try to send malicious URLs or files to the contact lists of compromised instant messaging accounts or clients. This work focuses on a systematic characterization of IM

Detection of botnets using honeypots and p2p botnets
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Abstract A botnet is a group of compromised computers connected to a network, which can be used for both recognition and illicit financial gain, and it is controlled by an attacker (bot- herder). One of the counter measures proposed in recent developments is the Honeypot.

A conceptual framework for smart mobile honeypots
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Abstract Security threats for computer workstations and servers have been receiving full attention from both cyber security companies and researchers. Researchers and security companies employ honeypots as a platform to capture both an attacker's profile as well as

Honeynets and Honeypots: Companion Technology for Detection and Response
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Page 1. Honeynets and Honeypots: Companion Technology for Detection and Response Cristine Hoepers cristine@nic.br Page 7. Types of Honeypots AusCERT2004 Conference, Technical Stream Page 8. Low-interaction Honeypots

Honeypots in the cloud
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Abstract Honeypots are systems used to trap, monitor, and identify erroneous requests within a network. For this project we conducted a study using honeypots within various cloud computing platforms (such as Amazon EC2, Windows Azure etc.) with the objective of

Intrusion Detection Systems Honeypots
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If you go down to the Internet today Deceptive Honeypots
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ABSTRACT This is preliminary research into the effectiveness of deceptive defensive measures in particular honeypots that use deceit as a primary defensive and offensive mechanism. Initial research has been conducted using the Deception Tool Kit and its

A Whirlwind Introduction to Honeypots
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Benefits of Honeypots in Education Sector
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Summary Wealth of information elicited from multiple sources and stored in small hard-disk is a wonder of science but the flipside in its susceptibility to hacking; therefore information security is a growing concern today for organizations and individuals alike. Leading to

Flow-based monitoring of honeypots
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Abstract Honeypots are known as effective tools for discovering new attacks and for observing activity of attackers. However, they are often seen as research-oriented tools for security professionals that require constant supervision. We have created an incident

Cellpot: a concept for next generation cellular network honeypots
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Abstract:Smartphones have been shown to be vulnerable. Similarly, cellular networks have been shown to be vulnerable to denial of service attacks through signaling. Attackers can use compromised smartphones to remotely attack the cellular network. Therefore the

Hybrid Intrusion detection network monitoring with honeypots
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The malware problem Malware is (malicious) code that is unwanted and therefore is spread (or will spread itself) by any means possible while attempting to hide from existing detection mechanisms. Unfortunately malware is often successful in avoiding detection and security

Analysis of SSH Attacks of Darknet Using Honeypots
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Abstract-A Darknet is a private network and the connections are made only between trusted friends. In the field of computer security, honeypot is an internet attached server that acts as a decoy, to trap the hackers in order to study their activities and monitor how they are able

Intrusion detection with honeypots
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Motivation What is a honeypot Types of honeypots What can you do with them Problems with honeypots Examples of honeypots An Evening with Berferd Honeyd Honeynets Key to effective intrusion detection is information Learn more about

Use of honeypots to increase awareness regarding network security
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Abstract:Honeypots are closely monitored decoys that are employed in a network to study the trail of hackers and to alert network administrators of a possible intrusion. Honeypots are a relatively new technique for achieving network security. While other techniques for

Use of Honeypots along with IDS in Cluster-Based MANETs
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Abstract In comparison to traditional networks, MANETs are less secure and more vulnerable to threats, because of their natural characteristics. In this paper after an overview of security problems and vulnerabilities of MANETs, we will discuss about IDS and its

Introduction to Jamming Attacks and Prevention Techniques using Honeypots in Wireless Networks
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Abstract:Built upon a shared wireless medium, wireless networks are susceptible to jamming attacks. These types of attacks can easily be accomplished by an adversary by either bypassing MAC layer protocol or by emitting RF signals. Typically, jamming can be

Detecting Honeypots and other suspicious environments
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Abstract:To learn more about attack patterns and attacker behavior, the concept of electronic decoys, ie network resources (computers, routers, switches, etc.) deployed to be probed, attacked, and compromised, is used in the area of IT security under the name

Active Honeypots
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Active honeypots are systems, that optimize the collection of informations about the proceedings and the tools used by attackers,targets. This should propagate the use of deception strategies and bring more insights about the

Using Honeypots to Monitor Spam and Attack Trends
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Page 1. Using Honeypots to Monitor Spam and Attack Trends Computer Emergency Response 6/29 Page 7. Brazilian Honeypots Alliance Distributed Honeypots Project ITU Regional Workshop

Honeypots as a security mechanism
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Abstract:This article proves the necessary dissemination of the use of honeypots as an important security mechanism for corporative networks. This fact resulted from an experiment executed in the Point of Presence of the National Research Network (Rio

A review of dynamic and intelligent honeypots
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ABSTRACT: A honeypot is a computer resource that is deployed in the network to attract attackers. It is designed to be attacked and misused by them. The functionality of a honeypot depends on its technical configuration made by the system administrators. To properly

Virtual Honeypots: Management, attack analysis and democracy
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1 Abstract A honeypot is a device or service that operates in a network and waits for any form of nefarious or malicious interaction to be initiated with it. All interaction with a honeypot is closely monitored, as analysis of the interaction can provide information concerning

Participatory Honeypots: A Paradigm Shift in the Fight Against Mobile Botnets
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Abstract. Due to the substantially different ecosystem we have to deal with when it comes to mobile security, using conventional techniques make harder to detect and react to malware attacks. We introduce the concept of Participatory Honeypot, a privacy-by-design system

Honeypots: A New Mechanism for Network Security
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ABSTRACT Honey pots allow us to turn the tables on the bad guys. A honeypot is used in the area of computer and Internet security. It is a resource, which is intended to be attacked and computerized to gain more information about the attacker, and used tools. One goal of

Cyberprofiling: The role of traffic monitoring Honeypots
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Abstract The EPSRC funded collaborative research project investigated the potential of applying criminal and geographic profiling techniques to internet based activities. The project demonstrated the potential of the techniques and showed that the gathering of

Intrusion Detection System honeypots
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Summary With the immense popularity of the Internet and the growing number of households with a broadband Internet connection more and more computers are being attacked by hackers, script-kiddies and malware. To be able to keep your network clean of

Honeypots Revealed
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IT Security instantly becomes an issue for anyone who connects their system to the Internet, either via a corporate network, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) from home or wireless device that can be used virtually anywhere when there are wireless access points.

Intrusion Detection System honeypots
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Summary With the immense popularity of the Internet and the growing number of households with a broadband Internet connection more and more computers are being attacked by hackers, script-kiddies and malware. To be able to keep your network clean of

Studying IDS signatures using botnet infected honeypots
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Abstract In this report we explore botnet malware using an isolated network of intentionally infected honeypots. The honeypots are placed on an isolated network designed to protect the Internet from our infected hosts. By a passive study of the network traffic between the

Using honeypots to study skill level of attackers based on the exploited vulnerabilities in the network
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Malware in the form of computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, rootkits, and spyware acts as a major threat to the security of networks and creates significant security risks to the organizations. In order to protect the networked systems against these kinds of threats and

Towards automated exploit signature generation using honeypots
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Abstract Intrusion detection systems normally use some kind of signatures to identify attacks. These signatures are manually created by experts in most cases. Nowadays a trend to more complex and fast spreading attacks can be observed and computer worms spread itself

Reflected Attacks Abusing Honeypots
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Page 1. Reflected Attacks Abusing Honeypots Institute of Computer Science We present the observation of a distributed reflected denial-of-service attack abusing honeypots as reflectors. This type of at- tack was observed during massive attacks

Distributed Honeypots System
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Abstract Honeypot is a supplemented active defence system for network security. It traps attacks, records intrusion information about tools and activities of the hacking process, and prevents attacks outbound the compromised system. Integrated with other security

Verification of Detection of Principal Components in Low Interaction Honeypots using StatistiXL Tool
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Abstract: Honeypots are used for detecting the malicious activity by the hacker. Generally it is considered that new type of attacks cannot be detected through Low Interaction Honeypots. Now, PCA technique can be used with low interaction honeypots to detect the

Network Defence on the Cheap: Honeypots as Network Security Monitors
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Abstract The detection and prevention of malware attacks, particularly from sophisticated botnets, has become an increasingly time consuming task for network administrators. Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPSs) are useful defensive weapons, but how

Honeypots
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The purpose of this paper is to inform any interested party about the basics of honeypots and honeynets. The information used in this paper is comprised of research gathered by me from various sources which are cited below. Most of the content written in this paper is

Spammer detection using honeypots and digital forensics
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Manuscript received June 7, 2009. Ickin Vural is with the Information and Security Architectures Research Group, Department of Computer science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa (e-mail: ickin@tuks.co.za). Prof Hein Venter is the leader of the Information and Security

Experiences with IDS and Honeypots
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1 Executive summary Given the current size of the Internet it is impossible to prevent every single computer from being compromised. There are many ways to secure network and network devices, but the best practice is to use them all by defense-in-depth approach Honeyd is the most popular and versatile honeypot software in use today, but it isn't the easiest to configure. In this chapter, we will explore six other Windows-based honeypots: Back Officer Friendly, LaBrea, SPECTER, KFSensor, PatriotBox, and Jackpot. All of these

Honeypots
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report presents a very interesting network security model called honeypots. Honeypots are systems or devices that act as bait to divert potential intruders while recording and logging their activities. These systems capture and analyze

Honeypots: Approach and Implementation
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Abstract: Global communication is getting more important every day. At the same time, computer crimes are increasing. Countermeasures are developed to detect or prevent attacks-most of these measures are based on known facts, known attack patterns. By

Implementing Honeypots as Part of a Simple Cost Effective Wireless Intrusion Detection System (April 2007)
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Abstract:Wireless networks face innovative intrusion methods that have never been focused on wired networks. This paper describes a simple inexpensive way to implement a wireless intrusion detection system. The system takes advantage of the unique features of

POSTER: Dragging Attackers to Honeypots for Effective Analysis of Cyber Threats
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Abstract:With the rising number of cyber threats in communication networks, there is a demand for attack analysis and the identification of new threats. Honeypots, tools for attack analysis and zero-day exploit discovery, are passive in waiting for an attacker. This paper

Efficient Detection of Malicious Web Pages Using High-Interaction Client Honeypots
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Drive-by-download attacks are client-side attacks that originate from web servers clients visit. High-interaction client honeypots identify malicious web pages by directly visiting the web pages and are very useful. However, they still have shortcomings that must be

MONITORING WEB TRAFFIC AND TRACKING ATTACKER ACTIVITIES USING HONEYPOTS
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ABSTRACT A honeypot is a intrusion prevention system that are use to maintain the internet web traffic through monitoring the network and tracking the attackers activities using log files generation the file can go larger in size and might be difficult to handle so dynamic

A First Approach on Pareto's Honeypots
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Abstract On peer-to-peer and grid environments one potential problem is malicious attacks. One method to defend this kind of structure is the Monte-Carlo probabilistic certification, that indicates when massive attacks (ie, attacks on a large number of processing nodes)

A First Approach on Pareto's Honeypots
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Abstract On peer-to-peer and grid environments one potential problem is malicious attacks. One method to defend this kind of structure is the Monte-Carlo probabilistic certification, that indicates when massive attacks (ie, attacks on a large number of processing nodes)

A Mechanism for Automatic Digital Evidence Collection on High-Interaction Honeypots
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Abstract:Honeypots are computational resources whose value resides in being probed, attacked or compromised by invaders. This makes it possible to obtain information about their methods, tools and motivations. On high-interaction honeypots this is done, among

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DIFFERENT HONEYPOTS SYSTEM
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ABSTRACT A honey pot is a closely monitored network decoy serving several purposes: it can distract adversaries from more valuable machines on a network, provide early warning about new attack and exploitation trends and allow in-depth examination of adversaries

A Network Intrusion Testbed through Honeypots
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Abstract:The field of honeypots is fast evolving and researchers are trying to find more innovations for this technology due to its behavioral analysis capabilities of network intrusions which complements the traditional signature-based detection methods. This

Using honeypots to detect internal attacks at FTMSK
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ABSTRACT This project is using a honeypot as a tool to detect internal network attack at Faculty of Information Technology and Quantitative Science,(FTMSK). The purpose of this project is to know how secure the FTMSK internal network is. Honeypots are used to

Research Project 2: Metasploit-able Honeypots
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Abstract News of computer systems being hacked has become so common that it no longer raises eyebrows. As more and more systems around us get Internet connectivity (TV, mobile phone, even cars) and hacking tools are freely available and easy to use, the need to gain

Honeypots and Honeynets Technologies
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1. Abstract Honeypots/nets can be considered as a part of the intrusion detection/prevision system. By establishing fake area inside the real environment, so when any suspicious activity identified, it will be redirected to this honey area, so we can know who is trying to

From Risk Awareness to Security Controls: Benefits of Honeypots to Companies
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Abstract. Many companies are deploying their business on the Internet using web applications while the question of what is the risk to business operations of cyber-attacks remains unanswered. Risk awareness allows to identify and act upon the security risk of

Applying AI to Improve The Performance of Client Honeypots
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ABSTRACT Victoria University has developed a capability around the detection of drive by download attacks using client honeypot technology [1-3]. Two types of client honeypot, low- interaction and high-interaction honeypots, have been developed to inspect malicious

Honeypots and Mobile Technology: Discovering the Attacker
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Abstract:This paper is mainly focused on presenting one of the techniques of defense against invasions communications networks, which can affect both small, medium and large enterprises as for ordinary users. Exposing their characteristics, strengths and

Reactive Security-Intrusion Detection, Honeypots, and Vulnerability Assessment.
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Michael Meier studied computer science from 1993 to 1998 at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus (Germany). After his graduation he joined the Network Security group of the chair Computer Networks and Communication Systems at the Computer Science

Collection and analysis of attack data based on honeypots deployed on the Internet
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Abstract. The CADHo project (Collection and Analysis of Data from Honeypots) is an ongoing research action funded by the French ACI" Securit~ Informatique"[1]. It aims at building an environment to better understand threats on the Internet and also at providing

Honeypots: attacks expected
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Computer security is a constantly changing field. New methods for making attacks are discovered all the time. Because of this, a merely defensive approach to security is rather ineffective, although it might be good in repelling the old and well-known attacks.

THE BEHAVIOURAL STUDY OF LOW INTERACTION HONEYPOTS: DSHIELD AND GLASTOPF IN VARIOUS WEB ATTACKS
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ABSTRACT Web application honey pots are one of the available solutions to track and understand the attack pattern and type of methods/techniques used by the attackers on the application. In this research paper, the study has been conducted to analyze the logging

Second-generation (GenII) honeypots
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Abstract Honeypots are security resources which trap malicious activities, so they can be analyzed and monitored. During the last couple of years they have become a very important part of the security assets of an organization. Evolution of honeypots led to GenII

Intrusion Detection using Honeypots and Sniffers
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Abstract:Another executioner infection strikes. Leaving afterward demolished information, smashed calendars and injured trusts. Also, the conceited grin of a shrewd software engineer who unleashed this careless underhandedness. However, the best

WORM DETECTION USING HONEYPOTS FOR WINDOWS ENVIRONMENT
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The system employs a honeypot to capture traffic, after discarding whitelisted patterns; as it automatically generates worm signatures which are matched with the signatures of the known worms stored in original database. When a signature is matched, the system

War games and Honeypots: the role of role-playing in assessment
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Abstract. The assessment of large classes of students is generally timeconsuming for the lecturer as well as somewhat impersonal for the students. The limits of the lecturer's time available for feedback is the main constraint with larger classes, inevitably leading to less

HoneySpam: Honeypots fighting spam at the source
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Abstract In this paper, we present the design and implementation of HoneySpam, a fully operating framework that is based on honeypot technologies and is able to address the most common malicious spammer activities. The idea is to fight spamming at the sources rather

Self Adaptive High Interaction Honeypots Driven by Game Theory
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Abstract. High-interaction honeypots are relevant to provide rich and useful information obtained from attackers. Honeypots come in different flavors with respect to their interaction potential. A honeypot can be very restrictive, but then only a few interactions can be

INTERCEPT+: SDN Support for Live Migration-based Honeypots
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Abstract:This paper introduces a novel honeypot for web application. Recently, web target of numerous cyber attacks. In order to catch up new vulnerabilities in the applications, using a honeypot system is a feasible solution. However

A Rational Choice Theory Perspective of Deploying Honeypots to contain the Insider Threat
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ABSTRACT The aim of this paper is to provide an understanding of the insider threat using rational choice theory. Specifically, the decision-making process of a maleficent insider in the presence of a luring honeypot is reviewed. Understanding these decisions may assist

HYBRID APPROACHES FOR DEVICE PLACEMENT IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS [ZIGBEE AND HONEYPOTS]
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Abstract Device placement is a fundamental factor in determining the coverage, and connectivity, cost and lifetime of a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). In this paper, explore the Problem of relay node placement in heterogeneous WSNs. formulate a Generalized node

Detection of Network Threats using Honeypots
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Abstract The increasing use of computer communication for many day to day tasks has resulted in a greater reliance on communication networks such as the Internet. The impact of a serious interruption to the operation of the Internet may have far reaching and costly

Effect of Electronic Evidence Captured by Honeypots
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Abstract: Honeypot technique can be used as an active evidence capture method, which is effective in complex case investigation. However, it use temptation as the first step in evidence capture, much debate is emerging which compare it with entrapment. Through

Avoiding Cyber-attacks to DMZ and Capturing Forensics from Intruders Using Honeypots
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Abstract Nowadays,target and keep them busy within a decoy environment. DeMilitarized Zone (DMZ) is an important zone for network administrators, because many of the services to the public network is

Reducing Virtualization Host System Utilization in Cybersecurity Network Probing Laboratory Scenarios Using Honeypots
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Abstract This quasi-experimental study examined virtualization host CPU, memory and disk utilization in a network probing laboratory scenario. The study measured utilization across these key performance indicators within two experimental populations-fifteen virtual Honeyd is the most popular and versatile honeypot software in use today, but it isn't the easiest to configure. In this chapter, we will explore six other Windows-based honeypots: Back Officer Friendly, LaBrea, SPECTER, KFSensor, PatriotBox, and Jackpot. All of these

Generating Fingerprints of Network Servers and their Use in Honeypots
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A honeypot is a vulnerable host that is deliberately exposed to a public network with the intention that it is probed, attacked, or compromised. Lance Spitzner, the founder of the


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