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dpkt is a Python library that helps with "fast, simple packet creation/parsing, with definitions for the basic TCP/IP protocols". It supports a lot of protocols (currently about 63) and has been increasingly used in a lot of network security projects. It is 44x faster than
Scapy2, and 5x faster than
Scapy no longer in development,
dpkt is the only network creation/parsing library for Python that is active. Read more »
Quechua beta version
All GSoC 2012 students, including those working for HoneyNet, started their projects a long time ago. Since “Midterm evaluation” has passed too, I would like to share some experience and code with you. Please keep in mind this is still a beta version and some things may change during the second part of coding period, however comments and tips will be helpful, as always :-) Read more »
Visualization is a niche area especially at the security analysis. As mentioned in a well-known sentence; "A picture is worth a thousand words". The importance and the power of the visualization in the security area stands out with the ability to define multi-dimensional data with a single shape. When addressing the creating a mesh tiled 3D view on an Earth map, i was reading about the geoweb application development. A geoweb application consists of some components.
As the plan is to embedd python as scripting language into the honeypot, I ran a benchmark on a testsuite. The 'testsuite' is a c core which accepts connections, and allows python to deal with the input. The protocol used for benchmarking is http, the service serves a non static html page.
To benchmark, I ran the apache benchmark tool ab Read more »