Setting up the Modern Honeypot Network

The main part of my honeypot network is an amazing piece of free open-source software called the ‘Modern Honeypot Network’, or MHN for short. MHN acts as a centralised server allowing for the automated deployment of various honeypots (Dionaea, WordPot, etc) and the collection of data generated by those honeypots. This data is then presented to the user via a web interface.

In this post I’m going to be detailing the steps I took to setup my very own MHN server and deploying my first honeypot.

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Next Gen: Cylance Antivirus Review

CylancePROTECT

About two years ago, I stumbled upon Cylance. They marketed their product, CylancePROTECT, as being ‘next
generation’ security software, utilising artificial intelligence and machine learning to beat malware and other online threats. Instantly I was intrigued. Wanting to know more, I started looking online for community reviews and/or downloadable trials. Unfortunately neither seemed to exist, so I put a bookmark in my browser and decided to return again another day.

Fast track to today, and things have changed. There’s been a public AMA on RedditNSS Labs and AV-TEST have tested the product, and best of all, it can now be purchased for use on individual PCs via MalwareManaged.

In this blog post I’m going to be testing the security effectiveness of Cylance PROTECT, and putting it head to head with other competing products from TrendMicro, ESET, Sophos, Webroot and Malwarebytes.

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