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  • n. An entire computer network that serves as a honeypot, or trap for potential attackers.


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honey +‎ net. See net ("computer network").


  • It records and analyzes hacks of all types and posts the results at project., giving network administrators a valuable security forum.

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  • Information Wave will also deploy peer-to-peer clients on the Gnutella network from its security research and development network (honeynet) which will offer files with popular song titles derived from the Billboard Top 100 maintained by VNU eMedia.

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  • It's a valuable way for researchers to learn about broad attacks underway, and it's also a great way for corporations to see what types of attacks are coming their way. story in DarkReading, student developers through the Google Summer of Code 2009 program, developed a honeynet, dubbed Glastopf, that "morphs" based on attacker actions:

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  • From there the book is full of step by step, practical information for setting up just about any type of honeypot or honeynet (a network of, in this case, virtual honeypots emulating different server or client installs).

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  • The steps for setting up a GenI honeynet are nice and detailed without being confusing.

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  • If you want to set up a quick honeynet then a virtual one is probably the fastest way.

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  • Chapter three is a short chapter detailing how they do certain things on the honeynet, like data capture, data control, etc.

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  • It will tell you how to set up a GenI honeynet, the history of GenI honeynets, and what you need in order to set one up properly.

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  • Another interesting part of this chapter is their discussion of the HoneyNET Research Alliance (HRA) which is a number of different honeynet projects sharing their info with each other.

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  • Chapter five details the workings of a GenII honeynet.

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