Bot honeypot

Published: 2010-11-05
Last Updated: 2011-01-24 23:30:54 UTC
by Adrien de Beaupre (Version: 1)
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An article has been posted about how bots can implement a false admin interface to lure security researchers in. It goes on to describe how essentially it is a honeypot that allows the botmaster to gather information about how others try to hack their botnet.

Interesting reading:

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Keywords: bot honeypot
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This doesn't surprise me at all. Researchers use black hat techniques to catch them and defend against them, and black hats use the same techniques as researchers do to catch them and defend against them.

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