Honeypot Update

April 21, 2010

On april 19th, the day after my last honeypot post and two days after the honeypot was started, the server was logged into by two new IPs. The two new IPs were from Italy and Romania. The Italian IP did the brute forcing and the Romanian IP logged in after the brute force was finished. […]



April 18, 2010

I wanted to increase my security skills by setting up my own honeypot and inspecting the results. A honeypot is a computer setup for the purpose of luring a hacker away from valuable resources. I started my honeypot with Apache, Mysql, PHP, SSH, and Postfix. I setup a simple WordPress installation and the ability to […]