Kriativ-tech Volume 1, Issue 9, April 2018, Pages: xxx Received: Dec. 28, 2019; Accepted: Feb. 25, 2020. Published: Oct. 11, 2021.


Paulo V. Monteiro, Assistant Professor at ISTEC PortoJoão Emílio Almeida, Assistant Professor at ISTEC PortoDiogo Cunha, Student at ISTEC-PortoDiana Rodrigues, Student at ISTEC-Porto



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Paulo V. Monteiro,João Emílio Almeida, Diogo Cunha e Diana Rodrigues, CHoneypot - a weapon for cyber combatDOI: 10.31112/kriativ-tech-2022-06-71


In this article the honeypot concept is presented, starting with its features, advantages, and disadvantages. High and low interactivity honeypot types are detailed and compared. An open implementation is provided by means of an example, showing how honeypots can be used as an asset defending against cyberattacks.


Honeypot; Hacker; Computer Security; Cybersecurity; Countermeasures; Open code; T-Pot.


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