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Tool and Usage

HonTel is a honeypot that emulates the telnet service within a chroot environment. It can be used to learn about enumeration activities or new attack methods.

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Usage and audience

HonTel is commonly used for 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:


  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

HonTel is under development by Miroslav Stampar.


Support operating systems

HonTel is known to work on Linux.


Several dependencies are required to use HonTel.

  • Python 2
  • telnetsrv
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Project details
Latest releaseNo release found
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

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