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Thanks to Bob Brown's hint and an article on Ars Technica he is probably referring to, we get to know at least some details on the hack rather than just gossip. From the article: And it still remains unclear how the malware was implanted on Sony Pictures’ network in the first place—or how multiple terabytes of data from corporate systems could have been ...


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They're just as vulnerable as any other software would be to a vulnerability, so to your specific question it would be just as vulnerable. Remember though that in the case of shellshock the honeypot would have to be passing input to a bash shell to be vulnerable. Of course, is another component on the system is vulnerable, the honeypot could still be ...


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Unfortunately it is very common with such targeted attacks that you only get aware of the attack once the intruder is already deep in the system, which might even be years after the initial intrusion. In most cases it is no longer possible to reconstruct the whole infection chain up to the original delivery vector at this time, because there are no more ...


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Any software needs to be maintained. Honeypots are no exception. Because honeypots are designed to be probed and hacked, they need to be placed in a separate and secured environment with the understanding that they may be completely overtaken. Make sure the servers that honeypots are running on are part of your regular patch management process, and make ...



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