PoizonBOx hacks past security firm's 'honey pot'
Source: The Register - Posted by Pete O'Hara   
Intrusion Detection New Zealand security firm Co-Logic has become one of the latest victims of prolific hacking group PoizonBOx. In order to monitor hacker activity the security assessment firm had set up a "honey pot" server, a poorly protected section of its Web infrastructure that contained no real data and was designed purely to log the activity of crackers. . . . New Zealand security firm Co-Logic has become one of the latest victims of prolific hacking group PoizonBOx. In order to monitor hacker activity the security assessment firm had set up a "honey pot" server, a poorly protected section of its Web infrastructure that contained no real data and was designed purely to log the activity of crackers.

However after hacking into this site, PoizonBOx was able to break into the firm's genuine systems, IDG reports. The defacement has been recorded by Alldas.de and can be seen here.

Paul Rogers, network security analyst at MIS Corporate Defence, said there were a number of unanswered questions about the attack, particularly how the hackers were reportedly able to leapfrog from decoy to real systems.

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