For many people involved in the infosecurity community, the notion of security is too often tied to the quality of code (resistance to specific classes of bug, for example) and effective patching - in short, to low-level security.
Honeypots - decoy systems used for learning cyber attackers' capabilities and potential objectives - can be very useful to organizations, businesses, and individuals.
John Matherly's Shodan, a search engine that finds Internet-connected devices, can be used for many things: gauging the impact of policies and network security efforts (e.g.
In the last few years, Pedram Hayati, founder of Australian IT company Security Dimension, has been developing a custom honeypot intelligence system called Smart Honeypot.
Users do not seem to care much about privacy and security.
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