Cowrie Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to cowrie based on common topics and language

  • GitHub repo theZoo

    A repository of LIVE malwares for your own joy and pleasure. theZoo is a project created to make the possibility of malware analysis open and available to the public.

  • GitHub repo endlessh

    SSH tarpit that slowly sends an endless banner

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo opencanary

    Modular and decentralised honeypot

  • GitHub repo ssh-mitm

    ssh mitm server for security audits supporting public key authentication, session hijacking and file manipulation

  • GitHub repo sftpretty

    Provides multi-threaded routines and high level protocol abstractions for a pretty quick & simple file transfer experience. Drop in replacement for pysftp.

  • GitHub repo MISP

    MISP (core software) - Open Source Threat Intelligence and Sharing Platform (formely known as Malware Information Sharing Platform)

  • GitHub repo heimdall-framework

    USB threat evaluation framework for Linux

  • SonarSource

    Deliver Clean and Safe Code for your Python Applications. Learn how static code analysis tools have helped the Python community identify (and fix) bugs and vulnerabilities in some prominent open source Python projects. Read More →

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Posts where cowrie has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-05-23.
  • Where to find C malware source code | 2021-05-23
    Consider setting up honeypots like Cowrie - - and collecting your own samples from the Internet too.
  • Simple, safe and fun SSH (or more) honeypot contained in a container?
  • How long to break
    Run Cowrie on port 22 and your real SSH on another one. Gets you all kinds of nice info on how hackers operate.


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cowrie/cowrie is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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