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  • ZDNet: Building Your Own Honeypot (Nov 11, 2000, 17:07)
    "The second data collection tool is the honeypot's own system logs. ...it is absolutely critical to duplicate the logging process on a remote system. Free remote logging tools are available for both Linux and Windows. Under Linux, remote logging can be achieved by modifying and recompiling the syslog daemon to use a hidden configuration file. A dummy configuration file--left at /etc/syslog.conf, for example--may also keep intruders from spotting any alterations in the logging process."