Search Results for: Project Honeypot

Carbon footprint of spam email

Some of you might remember my ruminations on the carbon footprint of blogging. I never even thought, however, of the carbon footprint of spam — the unsolicited untargeted ads broadcast via email and social networks. It turns out that anti virus vendor McAfee commissioned a study to calculate the energy cost of sending and receiving read more »

Bait bicycles, hidden cameras and public safety

Mariano Pasik of Buenos Aires, Argentina started his La Prueba de la Bicicleta project as a way to to gauge how safe an area is. I think his bike theft videos are more fascinating as security “honeypot” research. Bait bikes are placed, unlocked, in a public place with a hidden camera pointing at the bike. read more »