Tool and Usage
- Custom license
- Programming language
- Michel Oosterhof
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Usage and audience
Cowrie is commonly used for information gathering, learning, security monitoring, or threat discovery. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 50 contributors
- + More than 1000 GitHub stars
Supported operating systems
Cowrie is known to work on Linux.
Several dependencies are required to use Cowrie.
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Related tool information
This tool is categorized as a SSH honeypot and honeypot.