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Project Honey Pot

Project Title: Project Honey Pot
Status: Online
Website URL: www.projecthoneypot.org
Abstract: Honey pots are used to tag e-mail addresses that are subsequently phished by e-mail harvesters. By tracking the messages that are sent to these addresses, a trail can be followed that links e-mail harvesters to senders of spam. Project Honey Pot is the world's largest distributed network of spam-tracking honey pots. The project allows spammers, phishers, and other e-criminals to be tracked throughout the entire "spam cycle", thus providing critical information for cyber law enforcement. Tens of thousands of users from at least 89 countries actively participate in helping track criminals who break the law via e-mail.