Archive for May, 2005

Microsoft Honeymonkeys

Thursday, May 26th, 2005

Microsoft Honeymonkeys: Microsoft’s honeymonkeys initiative is in the news and generating a lot of interest: “…out code designed to attack a computer and will sound an alarm if any code is executed in contravention of a machine’s security settings, or if key system-parameters are unexpectedly altered. They use a software forensics package called Strider, previously created by Microsoft researchers to detect such changes.” More details here and should be interesting:

KYE: Phishing released

Tuesday, May 17th, 2005

New Honeynet Project Know Your Enemy paper, KYE: Phishing, released. This paper is based on combined phishing research by the UK and German Honeynet Projects and details real world phishing incidents, including tools and techniques used, incident timelines and common trends.

Honeysnap POC released

Sunday, May 1st, 2005

Proof of concept alpha release of Honeysnap made available. Honeysnap is a small utility to parse daily pcap logs from honeynets and produce summary reports to aid in incident analysis.

[Now obselete, see Honeysnap for the current version.]