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Slide Show: The Coolest Hacks Of 2013

A look back at some of the year's most extreme, creative, and -- in some cases -- just plain bizarre hacks by security researchers
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Russian researcher Alexey Sintsov got more than he bargained for when his aggressive honeypot experiment resulted in the counterattack of the desktop of an intelligence agency in a nation that was formerly part of the Soviet Union. Sintsov built the honeypot to test the ability to hack back at, and gather intel on, attackers.

Source: Sintsov whitepaper

 

Kelly Jackson Higgins is Senior Editor at DarkReading.com. She is an award-winning veteran technology and business journalist with more than two decades of experience in reporting and editing for various publications, including Network Computing, Secure Enterprise Magazine, ... View Full Bio

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