> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Mike Hauber > Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2004 8:44 AM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: Tar pitting automated attacks > > > How difficult would it be to have a "dummy" system setup on > the LAN where incoming SSH could be transparently routed > to. In fact (and even the idea gives me the creeps), how > difficult would it be to change "root" to something else, > and then create a dummy root account. I mean, if one is > attempting to get a cracker to waste his time, then why not > wet his whistle and let him think he's actually getting > somewhere? > > I don't know anything about this kind of thing (I'm just not > devious enough, I guess). How should I go about googling > this to learn more? Is there a term for it? >
search the term "honeypot servers" Ted _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"