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Re: [suse-security] Crackers Trap tool/project
  • From: "Matthias Riese" <matthias.riese@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 16:02:06 +0100
  • Message-id: <20031203150128.M64707@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 3 Dec 2003 15:51:02 +0100 (MET), Mario Ohnewald wrote
> Hello List!
> I have the book "Linux Security" by Bob Toxen and he has a tool in
> his book called "Crackers Trap" which looks for "funny" connections
> and then bans the source ip.
>
> Is there a open project which is similar?

There are multiple projects all called "honeypots", listed here:

http://www.tracking-hackers.com/papers/honeypots.html

However these projects take the above idea much further.
Instead of blocking the attacks, they let the attacker
in into a secured environment where the attack can be logged
and later analyzed without putting security at stake.

Best regards, Matthias


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