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Infosec Writers: Detecting Botnets Using a Low Interaction Honeypot

Mar 28, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jamie Riden)

"This paper describes a simple honeypot using PHP and emulating several vulnerabilities in Mambo and Awstats. We show the mechanism used to 'compromise' the server and to download further malware. This honeypot is 'fail-safe' in that when left unattended, the default action is to do nothing – though if the operator is present, exploitation attempts can be investigated. IP addresses and other details have been obfuscated in this version..."

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