A 'honeypot' is designed to detect server-side attacks. In contrast, a 'honeyclient' is designed to detect client-side attacks. Specifically, a honeyclient is a dedicated host that drives specially instrumented applications to access remote servers to see if those servers are behaving in a malicious manner (by compromising the client). Honeyclients can proactively detect exploits against client applications without known signatures. This framework uses a client-server model with SOAP messaging as the primary communication method, and uses the free version of VMware Server as a means of virtualizing the client environment.
Xplico is an IP traffic decoder that extracts data from an Internet traffic capture. From a pcap file, it can extracts each email (POP, IMAP, and SMTP protocols), all HTTP content, VoIP calls (SIP, RTP, H323, MEGACO, MGCP), IRC, MSN, and so on. It isn't a packet sniffer or a network protocol analyzer, but rather an IP/Internet traffic decoder or network forensic analysis tool (NFAT).
Yet Another Flowmeter (YAF) is a tool for network flow capture, primarily designed to operate efficiently on white box hardware and generate IPFIX flow records. It is designed to operate primarily on Unix-based systems (including Mac OS X), and is supported by the Network Situational Awareness team at CERT.
AirSAM is a desktop GUI that compliments the Web based Snort Alert Monitor. AirSAM gives up to date insight into who might be attacking your network. The ultimate goal is to give audio/visual cues right at the time of the attack. AirSAM is an Adobe Air application and should run on Mac OS, Linux, and Windows.