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Núcleo de Informação e Coordenação do Ponto BR

CERT.br Projects

Distributed Honeypots

The objective of this project, maintaned by CERT.br, is to increase the capacity of incident detection, event correlation and trend analysis in the Brazilian Internet space. To achieve these goals the following is in place:


In this project we use low-interaction honeypots to obtain details about the abuse of the Internet infrastructure by spammers.

In the first phase the focus was to study the abuse of broadband connected computers by spammers. There is a whitepaper (in Portuguese) with the results of this phase:

In 2009 we started the international phase, with sensors in about 10 countries. The main focus is to study the differences and similarities of the Internet infrastructure abuse in different geografical locations.

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