Cowrie

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Tool and Usage

Cowrie is a honeypot to emulate SSH and telnet services. It can be used to learn attack methods and as an additional layer for security monitoring.

Usage and audience

This tool is categorized as a honeypot.

Cowrie is commonly used for information gathering, learning, or security monitoring. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + More than 50 contributors
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars

Author and Maintainers

Cowrie is under development by Michel Oosterhof.

Installation

Support operating systems

Cowrie is known to work on Linux.

Dependencies

Several dependencies are required to use Cowrie.

  • appdirs
  • attrs
  • configparser
  • cryptography
  • gmpy2
  • packaging
  • pyasn1_modules
  • pycrypto
  • pyOpenSSL
  • pyparsing
  • python-dateutil
  • service_identity
  • tftpy
  • Twisted
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Project details
Latest release1.2.0 [2017-07-10]
License(s)Custom license
Last updatedSept. 18, 2017

Project health

93
This score is calculated by different factors, like project age, last release date, etc.

Links

GitHub iconGitHub project
 Cowrie project website

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