The Honeynet Project and School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand are excited to announce the release of Capture-HPC v2.1.
Capture-HPC is a computer security product that allows anyone to: investigate client-side computer attacks; security researchers to find and study malicious servers; virus and malware researchers to collect malware pushed by malicious servers; network administrators to monitor their systems for client-side attacks; and web site operators to monitor their web sites for unauthorized modifications with client-side attack code.
The new version have a 500% increase in performance over the previous version, which should be greatly appreciated by those already familiar with the tool. Besides malware and unauthorized state changes, Capture-HPC now collects network traffic for all client/server interactions. In addition, Capture-HPC now reports statistics about the performance of the system allowing operators to monitor and tune the Capture-HPC system during operation. Introduction of a client plug-in framework.. This framework allows third-party developers to include client applications that are currently not supported by Capture-HPC. A Safari browser plug-in that makes use of this feature is provided with the 2.1 version of Capture-HPC adding support for this browser and demonstrating the capabilities of this framework. In addition, a wide range of browsers, office applications, and media players are supported by Capture-HPC.