Wednesday, October 20, 2004


Honeytokens: The Other Honeypot

One of the greatest misconceptions of honeypots is they have to be a computer, some physical resource for the attacker to interact with. While this is the traditional manifestation of honeypots, its not the only one. Take into consideration the definition of the honeypot, as defined by the honeypot mailing list.

"A honeypot is an information system resource whose value lies in unauthorized or illicit use of that resource."

A nice in depth article can be read at SecurityFocus Site here.


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