Tool and Usage
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How it works
By default, the server component listens on port 2222. With port redirection (e.g. via iptables), traffic can be pointed to the software.
As the author also states, running this software as root user is not recommended.
Usage and audience
SSHHiPot 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
SSHHiPot is known to work on Linux.
Similar tools to SSHHiPot:
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.
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