Create a simple honeypot with Debian and Nepenthes

Posted by NoDough on Aug 23, 2007 5:06 PM EDT
Tech Republic; By Justin Fielding
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I wanted to see for myself just how quickly a machine would be infected, how it would be infected, and how frequently it would be probed. Rather than putting a target machine openly on the Internet, I decided to use the Nepenthes malware collector. Nepenthes is a low interaction Honeypot, which emulates known vulnerabilities and captures worms as they attempt to infect it.

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