NeroSwarm's Triforce is Live!

This blog post is a bit special for us as we've recently launched our Deception Tools Suite, also known as NeroSwarm's Triforce. This suite is a compilation of free, user-friendly tools designed to introduce a fresh perspective on the art of deception in security. These tools, three in total, provide accessible ways for anyone to engage with our Honeypot Script Generator, our AI-powered Honey Tokens service, and our IP Reputation service. While these might seem like familiar concepts to some, we tried to infused them with innovative elements aimed at redefining their utility and effectiveness. 

Without further ado, let me introduce our first tool:

Honeypot Generator

The principle behind the Honeypot Generator is straightforward yet profound: it democratizes the ability to deploy honeypots. Traditionally seen as complex and esoteric, honeypots are invaluable for simulating targets to attract attackers, providing insights into new attack methodologies, and understanding threat actor behaviors. Our tool simplifies this process, allowing individuals and organizations to quickly set up honeypots without needing extensive technical knowledge.

Beyond the basic premise, the Honeypot Generator is designed with depth and adaptability in mind. It supports a variety of network services including DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, LDAP, NTP, SIP, SSH, and TELNET, covering a broad spectrum of potential attack vectors. The integration with our BeeBot chatbot (and yes, we know the name lacks inspiration 😅) for script provisioning means that users can generate and deploy a functional honeypot with minimal effort and technical overhead. This approach not only makes the technology more accessible but also encourages wider adoption of honeypot deployment as a proactive security measure.

The generator's scripts are concise, typically under 100 lines, making them easy to understand, deploy, and customize. This level of accessibility is crucial for encouraging experimentation and learning, especially for those new to the concept of honeypots. By lowering the barrier to entry, we’re fostering a more inclusive environment for exploring security practices.

The utility of honeypots lies in their ability to deceive and monitor without being detected. They serve as a silent guardian, collecting data on unauthorized access attempts and potentially diverting attackers from real targets. The Honeypot Generator, therefore, is not just a tool but a gateway to understanding the nuances of network security and deception tactics. Its design reflects a balance between simplicity for the user and complexity for the attacker, embodying the essence of deception as a service.

Here's a short PoC video showing how to use our Honeypot Generator:

Pretty cool, right? You can try it out here:


Honey Tokens

Diving deeper into the suite, our Honey Tokens tool represents a significant stride in deception technology. Traditionally, honey tokens serve as digital tripwires, revealing unauthorized document access through clever mechanisms such as HTTP or DNS requests triggered upon document opening. For instance, embedding an external URL image in a document can discreetly signal its unauthorized viewing. However, our approach enhances this concept by integrating advanced AI to generate unique, engaging content within these documents. This AI-driven content is designed to mimic real data, including fabricated usernames, passwords, and IP addresses, thereby increasing the document's authenticity and the likelihood of deceiving threat actors.

Our service not only aids in early threat detection but also enriches the deception with content that is both unique and convincing, wasting the intruder's time and providing valuable lead time for response teams. The inclusion of a comprehensive dashboard offers insights into document interactions, presenting an innovative twist on traditional deception methods. This dashboard becomes a critical tool in understanding and responding to potential security breaches, offering a detailed overview of each interaction with the trapped document. Through this service, we offer a sophisticated, AI-powered approach to traditional honey tokens, inviting users to rethink how they defend against and deceive potential intruders.

As I often like to say, turning threats into confused guests! You can try our AI Honey Tokens here:

IP Reputation

The third pillar of our deception tools suite! The IP Reputation service builds upon a vast network of globally deployed honeypots to gather actionable intelligence on IP activities. This service represents a leap forward in understanding and mitigating online threats by analyzing data collected from these honeypots. High-interaction honeypots, simulating various devices and services, capture a broad spectrum of attack patterns, which are then analyzed to provide insights into the behaviors associated with specific IP addresses.

By correlating IP addresses with known attack patterns and MITRE techniques, our IP Reputation service offers a detailed profile of potential threats. This profiling includes the types of attacks an IP is known for, the malware it attempts to distribute, and other relevant activities. This service is instrumental for organizations looking to preemptively address security concerns, offering a proactive tool in identifying and understanding potential threats based on their digital footprint.

Our IP Reputation service exemplifies the concept of deception-as-a-service by not only identifying potential threats but by providing a depth of analysis that informs strategic security decisions. This service leverages the power of AI to sift through vast amounts of data, extracting meaningful insights that can be used to strengthen security measures. With an emphasis on precision and accessibility, the IP Reputation service is designed to be an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to enhance their understanding of the threat landscape.

You can try our IP reputation service here:

Final Note

We hope these three tools will contribute their bit to the cyber sphere and that you will find them useful. We welcome any suggestions for improvement and invite you to reach out through our contact form for any queries or feedback.

Thanks for reading this article.