The Value of ManTrap

Due to ManTrap’s operating principle, it has unique advantages and disadvantages. It is an extremely flexible solution, adapting to almost any honeypot requirements, and has value in almost all the areas we have discussed concerning the value of honeypots. As a production honeypot, it can be used to prevent, detect, and react to attacks. With ManTrap’s high-interaction functionality, it can also be used as a research honeypot to detect new attacks or research the behavior of intruders.


ManTrap can be used to help prevent attacks. As we discussed in Chapter 4, honeypot technologies can help prevent attacks by deceiving or deterring attackers. This functionality works by psychologically attacking the intruder. ...

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