Network Obfuscation and Virtualized Anti-Reconnaissance (Nova)

Ever wondered how you could alter OS, port, system information to throw off would-be hackers in the Reconnaissance phase of the hack? Wonder no more.

The Network Obfuscation and Virtualized Anti-Reconnaissance (Nova) system is an open-source software tool developed to detect network based reconnaissance efforts, to deny the attacker access to real network data while providing false information regarding the number and types of systems connected to the network. More here.

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Publicly Available PCAP Files

Thanks to Dr. Mike O’Leary from Towson University for passing this one along: Publicly Available PCAP Files. I’m in the process of uploading the past three year’s Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MA CCDC) full packet captures to the site.