[Snort-users] inside or outside

McCammon, Keith Keith.McCammon at ...3497...
Fri Jul 19 11:24:04 EDT 2002

> Afterall it's not like I'm running any services on these 
> ports, so even in
> an open state they are useless since nothing is bound to 
> them. I don't run
> any mission critical server where data and lives are at stake. I just
> wanted to learn more about what other people are running on me. 

Have you considered a honeypot?  Granted, there is a fair amount or research and responsibility involved, but if you feel comfortable and know what you're doing, then a honeypot is an excellent way to learn without putting your own data at risk.

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