USB Canary alternatives

Looking for a better tool, or simply want to learn about alternatives? There is typically more than one option.

Alternatives (by tag)

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Alternative: addrwatch

Addrwatch is a tool similar to arpwatch to monitor IPv4/IPv6 and ethernet address pairing.

Similar to arpwatch, this tool addrwatch will monitor the pairing between ethernet and IP addresses.

Main features:

  • IPv4 and IPv6 address monitoring
  • Monitoring multiple network interfaces with one daemon
  • Monitoring of VLAN tagged (802.1Q) packets
  • Output to stdout, plain text files, syslog, sqlite3, MySQL
  • IP address usage history preserving output and logging

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Alternative: Certigo

Certigo is a security tool to find information about different types of digital certificates and validate them. It can be used in scripts or manually.

Project details

Certigo is written in Golang.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • certificate management

Certigo project page

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Alternative: CIRCLean

CIRCLean is a hardware solution to clean documents from untrusted USB drives and sticks. The device automatically disarms harmful documents.

Project details

CIRCLean is written in shell script.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • data sanitizing
  • data transfers

CIRCLean project page

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Alternative: USBleach

USBleach disarms potential threats to systems by acting as a firewall or gateway for USB drives and USB sticks.

Project details

USBleach is written in Lua, shell script.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

  • - No releases on GitHub available
  • - Full name of author is unknown

USBleach project page