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Episode #140

January 11, 2011

Ruby-core speaks, Hadoop, RSpec, TorqueBox, Streamly, Keycutter, Cartographer, and Micetrap. All topics you should know about to stay on top of your game, here on Tue...

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Micetrap - Catch evil hackers on the fly

Just this week we came across Micetrap, a new gem by Josep Bach. It's a library that sets "traps" (also called honeypots) by simulating vulnerable services and ports and then reports to you when someone attempts to crack them. It can be a useful tool for slowing down and diverting the attention of those baddies.

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Episode #139

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