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Yep, the Federal Trade Commission still hates robocalls as much as you do. The agency has launched a contest where you'll get a $25,000 top prize if you develop technology that sends illegal automated telemarketing to a honeypot system, which makes it easier to study calls and catch perpetrators. ...

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March 4, 2015 at 9:15PM
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Want to feel anxious about your internet connection? The security firm Norse is more than happy to oblige. It's running a live hacking map that shows the attacks against a worldwide honeypot (that is, purposefully vulnerable) network as they happen. While this isn't representative of the full inte...

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If you remember, Mac sysadmin at University of Wisconsin Madison, Dave Schroeder, set up a Mac mini as a type of honeypot to challenge the "hacking" community to see if anyone could compromise a Mac OS X 10.4.5 system. The Mac mini in question was set up as an "out-of-the-box" sy...

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