Honeypots and User-Mode-Linux (UML)

Tuesday, 25 July 2006, 11:43 AM EST

In technical terms, a honeypot performs a function very similar to that of a “honeypot” in the outside world: a sweet lure. A “honeypot” is a system designed with the purpose of attracting the attention of prospective attackers, to assess how they are attempting to infiltrate the machine and what they doing once they gain access. There are literally thousands of honeypot networks and systems setup by security professionals and hobbyists worldwide. These systems can provide a wealth of information into forensics and assessing trends in network intrusion.

At Port 25.

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