Do you need a honeypot?
by Conrad Constantine - Research Team Engineer at AlienVault - Wednesday, 11 July 2012.
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Collaborative projects such as The HoneyNet Project continue to develop tools to capture both directed and automated attacks and integrate honeypots directly into malware analysis sandboxes. Sinkholes and tarpits to redirect and trap command and control channels for botnets are a cousin to the honeypot that is proving to be an effective active countermeasure against malicious software networks.

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