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About this book
This book presents the latest research on honeypots and their applications. After introducing readers to the basic concepts of honeypots and common types, it reviews various honeypot frameworks such as web-server-based, client-based, shadow and artificially intelligent honeypots. In addition, it offers extensive information on the contribution of honeypots in some of the most popular malware research area such as DDoS, Worm, APT, forensics and Bot attacks.The book subsequently tackles the issue of honeypot countermeasures, shows many of the tricks often used by hackers to discover honeypots, and proposes a counter-countermeasure to help conceal them. It then puts forward a new framework that integrates various novel concepts, and which can feasibly be used for the detection of potential ransomware and bitcoin. As such, the book provides non-experts with a concise guide to honeypots, and will also benefit practitioners working on security systems.