Tool and Usage
- Programming language
- Matt South
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Why this tool?
A honeypot is useful to learn more about the network probes that are happening. As this project uses a Raspberry Pi, the investments for a deployment are low.
How it works
HoneyPi has an installation utility that prepares the Raspberry Pi to be a honeypot. It needs to be running the Rasbian Linux distribution. The installer will leverage common system utilities and configure the system. After the reboot the required components should be running.
Usage and audience
HoneyPi is commonly used for learning or network analysis. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.
- Command line interface
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
History and highlights
- Demo at Black Hat USA 2017 Arsenal
Supported operating systems
HoneyPi is known to work on Linux.
Several dependencies are required to use HoneyPi.
Similar tools to HoneyPi:
Conpot is an ICS honeypot to collect intelligence and information about attacks against industrial control systems. It is written in Python.
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.
Dionaea is a honeypot that can emulate a range of services like FTP, HTTP, MySQL, and SMB. It can be used to see and learn how attackers work.
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