Snare is a super next generation advanced reactive honeypot.It is a web application honeypot sensor attracting all sort of maliciousness from the Internet.

Basic Concepts

  • Surface first. Focus on the attack surface generation.
  • Sensors and masters. Lightweight collectors and central decision maker (tanner).

Getting Started

  • You need Python3. We tested primarily with >=3.5
  • This was tested with a recent Ubuntu based Linux.

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Steps To Setup

  • Get the tool using: git clone and cd snare
  • Install requirements: sudo pip3 install -r requirements.txt
  • Setup the tool using : sudo python3 install
  • Clone a page: sudo clone --target
  • Run SNARE: sudo snare --port 8080 --page-dir
  • Test: Visit http://localhost:8080/index.html
  • (Optionally) Have your own tanner service running.

Docker Build Instructions

Change current directory to  project directory
docker-compose build
docker-compose up


In order to run the tests and receive a test coverage report, we recommend running pytest:

pip install pytest pytest-cov
sudo pytest –cov-report term-missing –cov=snare snare/tests/

Sample Output