An API for the Thinkst Canary Console
Thinkst Applied Research
The Python Canary API Wrapper allows access to the Canary Web API.
The API is supported on python 2.7. The recommended way to install the API Wrapper is via pip.
pip install canarytools
For instructions on installing python and pip see “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Python” Installation Guides.
Assuming you have your API key handy as well as the domain of your website:
import canarytools console = canarytools.Console(api_key='API_KEY', domain='CLIENT_DOMAIN')
Note: You can find your API key and domain on your console. Head over to the console’s setup page and under Canary Console API you’ll find your API key. Your domain is the tag in-front of ‘canary.tools’ in the console’s url. For example in https://testconsole.canary.tools/settings testconsole is the domain.
Alternatively, you can download a configurations file from the Canary Console API tab. Inside the file you’ll find instructions on where to place it. If you have this on your system the api_key and domain parameters are no longer necessary when instantiating a Console object.
With the console instance you can then interact with a Canary Console:
# Get all devices console.devices.all() # Acknowledge all incidents for a device older than 3 days console.incidents.acknowledge(node_id='329921d242c30b5e', older_than='3d') # Iterate all devices and start the update process for device in console.devices.all(): device.update(update_tag='4ae023bdf75f14c8f08548bf5130e861') # Acknowledge and delete all host port scan Incidents for incident in console.incidents.unacknowledged(): if isinstance(incident, canarytools.IncidentHostPortScan): incident.acknowledge() incident.delete() # Create a web image Canarytoken console.tokens.create( kind=canarytools.CanaryTokenKinds.KIND_WEB_IMAGE, memo='Drop this token on DC box', web_image='/path/to/test.png', mimetype='image/png') # Print out the name of all incidents and the source IP address for incident in console.incidents.all(): print incident.description, incident.src_host
Please see the API doc’s documentation for more examples of what you can do with the Canary Console API.
Discussion and Support
Please file bugs and feature requests as issues on GitHub after first searching to ensure a similar issue was not already filed. If such an issue already exists please give it a thumbs up reaction. Comments to issues containing additional information are certainly welcome.
The documentation is located at http://canarytools.readthedocs.io.
The Python Canary API Wrapper’s source (v1.0.0+) is provided under the Revised BSD License.
- Copyright (c), 2017, Thinkst Applied Research
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