Overview of Specter

Specter is a commercial honeypot created and supported by NetSec, a network security company based in Switzerland. Conceptually it is similar to BOF in that attackers have no operating system to access. A software solution is installed on a system and emulates a variety of services attackers can interact with. Attackers are limited to whatever functionality the Specter software provides.

Specter is more resource intensive than BOF, and it can only run on certain Windows systems. As of Version 6.0, it can only run on Windows NT SP6A, 2000 SP1, and XP. It also requires at least a Pentium II 450 MHz processor and 128 MB of RAM. Because of these requirements, you will most likely want dedicated systems for Specter honeypots. ...

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