Google Summer of Code 2009

Honeypot Emulates Searched Attacks

A new open-source honeypot project called Glastopf “dynamically emulates vulnerabilities attackers are looking for” and can auto-detect and allow unknown attacks. The project, designed by Lukas Rist, came out of the Google Summer of Code program. ISPs, web hosting companies and researchers can use Glastopf to collect data about attacks, particularly PHP botnets and other Web applications. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

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