A hacker is lured, endured, and studied. One of the first examples of a honeypot. First published in 1992.
Live honeynet status data, papers produced as a result of research, and other related resources.
APT detection system using honeypots
A program that acts as a honeypot for spammers who use spambots to harvest email addresses from Web sites.
A high interaction client honeypot. A client honeypot is a security technology that allows one to find malicious servers on a network.
A toolkit designed to make it appear to attackers as if the system running DTK has a large number of widely known vulnerabilities.
Sink Holes - an ISP Security Tool
Honeypots that dynamically learn your network then deploy virtual honeypots that adapt to your network.
This paper evaluates the usefulness of using honeypots to fight Internet worms and perform counterattacks.
Describing new scheme of password protection called honeywords.
Glastopf is a small Python webserver which emulates thousands of web application vulnerabilities.
Emulates a vulnerable web application by allowing itself to be indexed by search engines. Project information and free download.
A tool for semi-automatically creating emulators of network server applications.
A free windows based medium interaction honeypot solution.
A platform independent low interaction client honeypot that allows identify rogue servers on the web.
A system for automated generation of signatures for network intrusion detection systems (NIDSs).
Small daemon that creates virtual hosts on a network (honeypot). Can be used as a virtual honeynet, for network monitoring, or as a spam trap. For *BSD, GNU/Linux, and Solaris.
Honeyd configuration wizard, a SQL Interface, and reports.
A virtual appliance containing various honeypot software packages.
Premiere honeypot bundle distro.
Paper on the use of honeynets to learn more about botnets. Covers uses of botnets, how they work and how to track them.
Brief encyclopedia article describing Honeypots.
Article discussing the creation of the Honeynet Project.
Information covering intrusion detection and prevention systems, research and production honeypots, and incident handling. Also provides general overview of network security issues.
A discussion by Stephen Northcutt and Eric Cole, SANS Technology Institute, on the values and risks of deploying honeypots in one's organization.
Techniques, tools and resources for conducting Honeypot Research and Forensic Investigation. White papers include monitoring VMware honeypots, apache web server honeypots, and VMware honeypot forensics.
HoneySink is an open source network sinkhole that provides a mechanism for detection and prevention of malicious traffic on a given network.
This paper discusses honeytokens, honeypots that are not computers, but rather digital entities that are stored in a restricted part of the network.
The Honeywall CDROM is a bootable CD that installs onto a hard drive and comes with all the tools and functionality for you to implement data capture, control and analysis.
A honeynet gateway on a bootable CDROM.
Research paper suggesting a simple method for improving the security of hashed passwords: the maintenance of additional \honeywords" (false passwords) associated with each user's account.
Impost can either act as a honey pot and take orders from a Perl script controlling how it responds and communicates with connecting clients; or it can operate as a packet sniffer and monitor incoming data to specified destination port supplied by the command-line arguments (pre-release version available).
A Windows honeypot designed to attract and detect hackers by simulating vulnerable system services and trojans.
A medium interaction SSH honeypot designed to log brute force attacks and, most importantly, the entire shell interaction performed by the attacker.
A series of white papers describing the concepts and technology of the Honeynet Project and Research Alliance and sharing lessons learned.
An Introduction to second generation honeynets (honeywalls).
This white paper aims to provide practical information on the practice of phishing and draws on data collected by the German Honeynet Project and UK Honeynet Project.
A program that creates a tarpit or, as some have called it, a "sticky honeypot".
Document outlines the weaknesses of different existing approaches to catch malware – especially bots – and shows how Medium Interaction Honeypots solves these problems.
Seller of HoneyPoint family of products.
European Network of Affiliated Honeypots.
Web Application Security Consortium Distributed Open Proxy Honeypot Project.
Article discussing issues with Honeypot technology, focusing on dealing with the possibility of your Honeypot being detected (and potentially abused) by an attacker.
SCADA HoneyNet Project: Building Honeypots for Industrial Networks (SCADA, DCS, and PLC architectures).
Article discussing methods hackers use to detect honeypots.
This two-part paper discusses how hackers discover, interact with, and sometimes disable honeypots at the system level and the application layer.
This paper evaluates the usefulness of using honeypots to fight spammers.
This article is about deploying and managing honeypots in large, distributed environments through the use of Honeypot Farms.
A tool to analyze honeyd-logfiles of the honeyd-daemon. Generates graphical and textual results from queries against the logfile data.
Website set up to deliver almost infinite numbers of bogus email addresses to email harvesting bots.
A collection of programs to deploy, run and analyse network and host simulations in IP networks.
To improve detection of database breaches, businesses should store multiple fake passwords and monitor attempts to use them, according to researchers at security firm RSA.
A volunteer no-profit research organization. Aim is to provide information about emerging security threats and vulnerabilities active in the wild in order to learn tools, tactics, and motives of the blackhat community and to share such information with IT community in order to improve the security of the Internet.
A system that redirects all hostile traffic from your production systems to a honeypot that is a partial mirror of your production system. Once switched, the would-be hacker is unknowingly attacking your honeypot instead of the real data.
Microsoft Research project to detect and analyze Web sites hosting malicious code using client-side honeypots.
A Darknet is a portion of routed, allocated IP space in which no active services or servers seemingly reside. However, there is in fact include at least one server for real-time analysis or post-event network forensics.
A Python low-interaction honeyclient aimed at mimicing the behavior of a web browser in order to detect and emulate malicious contents
A simple honey pot program based on iptables redirects and an xinetd listener.
A honeypot for the Windows System with http (web), ftp, tftp, finger, pop3 enabled
Dshield web honeypot
WebMaven is an intentionally broken web application. It is intended to be used in a safe legal environment (your own host) as a training tool, as a basic benchmark platform to test web application security scanners and as a Honeypot.
Encyclopedia article about the security devices, including several examples.
Article discussing the use of honeypot technology to combat attacks on wireless networks.
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