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Google Hacking: No Longer a Sure Thing for Intruders

A new honeypot can trap intruders who use Google queries to find vulnerable systems. Such intruders typically use search engine queries to look for sites whose URLs contain particular words or phrases that might indicate that the site is using vulnerable applications. The Google Hack Honeypot (GHH) aims to trap those intruders by baiting them with key URLs. To use the honeypot you basically set up a GHH server, submit it to search engines, then wait for intruders to find it. 

You can learn more about the
Google Hack Honeypot at the project's site, which is hosted at SourceForge.

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