Tool and Usage
SSH Honeypot is as the name implies a honeypot to emulate the SSH service. It can be used to learn about threats and commands used by attackers.
Usage and audience
SSH Honeypot is commonly used for learning or threat discovery. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.
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
SSH Honeypot is known to work on Linux and macOS.
SSH Honeypot alternatives
Similar tools to SSH Honeypot:
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.
Dockpot uses Docker containers and HonSSH to create on-demand SSH honeypots. It forwards traffic for analysis and learning about attack patterns.
HonSSH is a high-interaction SSH honeypot to collect information about attackers that target the SSH service.