IBM service offers Billy Goat bait to hackers

Monday, 27 March 2006, 2:43 AM EST

IBM's Business Consulting Services unit plans to start offering an intrusion detection service that will masquerade as a group of servers on the network in order to trick hackers into revealing information about their attacks.

Code-named "Billy Goat," the service uses network virtualization technology developed by researchers at IBM's Zurich Research Lab.

At Computerworld.

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