Since we have this endless supply of
Cobalt RaQs at The Office, I used one to set up a LaBrea Tarpit system. Playing around with it I
noticed that LaBrea doesn't stop port scans per se, since port scanners
tend to do the TCP
handshake then drop the connection, whereas LeBrea will put a connection on
hold indefinitely (assuming the other side keeps the connection up). It
will also (as I ran it) accept connections on every single TCP port, all 65,536 of
them, which is something that doesn't happen on a real server, so I may have
to limit the number of ports LaBrea responds to.
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