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Irish firms launch cyber-attack bait
The purpose of the Irish Honeynet is to collect in-depth statistical information of malicious attacker (also called blackhat) activities in Ireland and around the world. The attacks that have been made on the Irish Honeynet thus far have come from places like Tunisia, Germany, China, Russia, North America and Malaysia.
What the executives agreed was most remarkable about the statistics is that the Honeynet is not promoted in any way; the attacks came from people who are just scanning the Net for vulnerable systems.
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