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Visible to the public EAGER: Exploring the Use of Deception to Enhance Cyber Security

Our computing systems are constantly under attack, by everyone from pranksters to agents of hostile nations. Many of those systems and networks make the task of the adversary easier by responding to attacks with useful information. This is because software and protocols have been written for decades to provide informative feedback for error detection and correction. It is precisely this behavior that enhances the chances of success by attackers, by allowing them to map networks and determine system flaws.