Trapping hackers in the honeypot

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 6:36 PM EST

In this second part of our investigation using the BBC honeypot we recount what happened when we let the machine get infected rather than just log attacks.

It is rare that you would willingly let vandals and burglars into your home but a controlled environment like a honeypot computer lets you do the technological equivalent in relative safety.

At the BBC.

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