Defeating honeypots: system issues, part 2

Monday, 11 April 2005, 10:43 AM EST

This paper will explain how an attacker typically proceeds in order to attack a honeypot for fun and profit. In part one we compared honeypots to steganography and then looked at three common techniques for virtualizing honeypots.

Now, in the second and final part of this series we discuss the detection of Sebek, the primary data capture tool for honeypot researchers. Then we'll look at other techniques available for detecting honeypots, such as x86-specific ones and time based analysis.

By Thorsten Holz and Frédéric Raynal at SecurityFocus.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //