How do Hackers Hack – An Experiment in Open Portal Attacks
What is a honeypot, you may ask? The term comes from the world of espionage, wherein spies used romance as a way to steal secrets, which was called setting a ‘honey trap’ or ‘honeypot’. The cyber version works in a similar way - creating a sacrificial computer system that is designed to sit on the internet and look innocent and unprotected, mimicking a target for hackers. It uses their attacks to gain information about the tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by malicious actors.