Tag Archives: malware

How-To Easily Deploy Honeypots for Production Networks

– When discussing honeypots, security folks typically think of the researchers out there who are doing their best to track the shadow networks that plague the Internet. Their deployments are to gain attention and keep the attackers interested based on the mentality of “the lower hanging fruit.”…

Looking Through the Wrong End of the Telescope

– At this point in time most companies have done at least a reasonable job of keeping the bad guys out. They probably have a firewall, Anti-Virus, URL filtering and some sort of centralization and viewing capability, whether home grown scripts or a commercial product. Many also have implemented some…

Are We Less Secure Now Than Before?

– The information security professional faces a curious dichotomy in this field. Ask a bunch of security pros and many will tell you a main reason they enjoy it is that there is always something new happening. But that is often just a euphemism – “new” often means a growing threat…