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Deception: Honey vs. Real Environments
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StephenGiderson
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StephenGiderson,
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1/11/2019 | 12:04:27 AM
Be careful of over-promise
There is the saying that goes "When something is too good to be true, it probably is" which should not be underestimated. When we are guaranteed overwhelming results for barely nothing, perhaps we are in too deep in a lie that could get difficult to run away from. We need to carefully sieve through real results against fake ones by being real and not expecting much more than what we have invested on.
SSTOLFO000
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SSTOLFO000,
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1/9/2019 | 11:26:10 AM
Re: Trap them all!
While the technique has been available for a while, and used effectively by government and law enforcement for years, technology to provide guaranteed signal in a stealthy manner was just introduced for commercial use in 2018. Here is a good overview of the evolution of the technology: https://info.alluresecurity.com/blog/canary-tokens-versus-patented-decoy-documents. You can also see how the tecnique of using a "booby-trapped" document was used effectively by the FBI as part of an active investigation here: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3b3xk/the-fbi-created-a-fake-fedex-website-to-unmask-a-cybercriminal.
MarkSindone
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MarkSindone,
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1/9/2019 | 12:54:18 AM
Trap them all!
This is a really interesting way of describing a trap technique. I wonder how many hackers would fall for all of these honey traps laid around the system and if it's really such a success, than why aren't more facilities coming up with similar acting security units to prevent unauthorized access and hacking into their service networks...


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