Modeling Malware-driven Honeypots

  • Gerardo FernandezEmail author
  • Ana Nieto
  • Javier Lopez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10442)


In this paper we propose the Hogney architecture for the deployment of malware-driven honeypots. This new concept refers to honeypots that have been dynamically configured according to the environment expected by malware. The adaptation mechanism designed here is built on services that offer up-to-date and relevant intelligence information on current threats. Thus, the Hogney architecture takes advantage of recent Indicators Of Compromise (IOC) and information about suspicious activity currently being studied by analysts. The information gathered from these services is then used to adapt honeypots to fulfill malware requirements, inviting them to unleash their full strength.


Honeypot Malware Adaptive Dynamic Intelligence IOC 



This work has been funded by Junta de Andalucia through the project FISICCO (TIC-07223), and by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the project IoTest (TIN2015-72634-EXP/AEI).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Network, Information and Computer Security (NICS) Lab, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of MalagaMalagaSpain

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