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Date: Mon Jan 27 2003 - 14:49:33 CST
DoD is supposed to be running a couple at two undisclosed locations near the Pentagon in conjunction with SAIC. There was some press on it last year about the time the Pentagon came out with a wireless policy which effectively banned the technology in their spaces.
----- Original Message -----From: Matt Harris <mdhunix.si.edu> Date: Monday, January 27, 2003 2:06 pm Subject: Wireless honeypots > Has anyone every theorized the possibility of a wireless honeypot -
> is, a wireless ethernet with a wide-open access point (or a somewhat
> more secured one if you want more interesting data...) with maybe
> one or
> two honeypot hosts behind it (not connected to the internet, so no
> worryof problems with being used as a launchpoint for attacks)?
> Sounds like
> a possibly fun idea - I'm thinking about doing this in various
> geographic areas (my workplace in downtown DC, my home in Bowie
> MD, etc)
> in order to gather statistical data about who/where is
> sniffing/searching for open wireless ethernet access. If anyone else
> finds this idea interested let me know, maybe we could correlate
> efforts, etc.
> * Matt Harris - Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
> * Smithsonian Institution, OCIO
> */ <