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Old 11-05-2010, 08:58 PM   #1
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Attackers Now Using Honeypots to Trap Researchers

Attackers are constantly changing their tactics and adapting to what the security community and researchers are doing, and it's not unusual for the bad guys to adopt techniques used by their adversaries. The latest example of this is a malware gang that has deployed what amounts to a honeypot designed to monitor the activity of researchers or other attackers who try to access a command-and-control server.
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Old 11-05-2010, 10:55 PM   #2
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The problem is the researches are often adopting the practices of the hackers to learn how to deal with them. so i this no surprise that the hackers who invented the tactics to begin with are trapping the researchers. People forget, hackers invented the internet to begin with!


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