Date Added: Jan 2013
The working of Honeypot is to give valuable information regarding the intruders. In a cloud environment, running a Honeypot helps to track hackers and secure the real instances of the resources. Also honeypot can be provided as a Service which is an additional business profit in cloud. An architecture of honeypot is based on a decision and a redirection that automatically filters attacks and saves the details about the attackers. The information about the attackers will help to block them and can be used to take legal actions against them. With Honeypots, the authors can get statistical information about the attackers and the types of attacks.