Practical Darknet Measurement

  title={Practical Darknet Measurement},
  author={Martha J. Bailey and Edward Cooke and Farnam Jahanian and Andrew Myrick and S. Sinha},
  journal={2006 40th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems},
The Internet today is beset with constant attacks targeting users and infrastructure. One popular method of detecting these attacks and the infected hosts behind them is to monitor unused network addresses. Because many Internet threats propagate randomly, infection attempts can be captured by monitoring the unused spaces between live addresses. Sensors that monitor these unused address spaces are called darknets, network telescopes, or blackholes. They capture important information about a… CONTINUE READING
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