Hackers keep ahead in the security game [Honeynet Project]
Source: ZDNet UK - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Intrusion Detection Under the Honeynet Project, Spitzner and a team of reformed hackers and security experts leave unprotected servers on the Internet and monitor them until an intruder breaks in. These "honeypots" have revealed a lot about the techniques of . . . Under the Honeynet Project, Spitzner and a team of reformed hackers and security experts leave unprotected servers on the Internet and monitor them until an intruder breaks in. These "honeypots" have revealed a lot about the techniques of online attackers and the lack of security in default installations of operating systems'.

With automated scanners and Internet-aware worms searching for vulnerable machines increasing in number, a computer placed on the Internet will on average be hacked in about eight hours, Spitzner said.

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