HoneyPy

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Tool and Usage

Project details
LicenseGPLv2
Programming languagePython
Latest release0.7.0 []

Project health

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Introduction

The honeypot can be extended by plugins and customization is possible as well. This may increase the interaction level that the honeypot can support. All activity is logged to a file, with the option to post activity to Twitter or a web server.

Usage and audience

HoneyPy is commonly used for security monitoring. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.

Features

  • Customization and additions are possible
  • Extendable with custom tests and plugins
  • Twitter integration

Tool review and remarks

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

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Installation

Supported operating systems

HoneyPy is known to work on Linux.

Dependencies

Several dependencies are required to use HoneyPy.

  • certifi
  • dnslib
  • pika
  • python_twitter
  • requests
  • Twisted
  • urllib3

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