Tool and Usage
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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.
- 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:
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
HoneyPy is known to work on Linux.
Several dependencies are required to use HoneyPy.
Similar tools to HoneyPy:
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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