or hon·ey pot
- a computer system, isolated from the rest of its network, established as bait to lure malicious hackers into engaging with it, thereby revealing the identity or technique of the perpetrator without endangering the network or its data.
- a web page or section of hidden code in a web page that lures spammers into an interaction that identifies their content as spam or reveals its point of origin.
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Pro-Kremlin propagandists portrayed a seasoned professional journalist as a mere honeypot— a covert agent aiming to use sexual attraction to compromise an intended target.CNBC Reporter Smeared as Anti-Putin ‘Special Ops’ Temptress|Julia Davis|October 18, 2021|The Daily Beast
On Friday, Kevin Beaumont, working in his capacity as an independent researcher, said in a blog post that he had detected attacks on the honeypot he uses to keep abreast of attacks hackers are using in the wild.Hackers are using a severe Windows bug to backdoor unpatched servers|Dan Goodin|October 16, 2020|Ars Technica
The issue in that case was that the databases were creating a honeypot and a real risk.Eight case studies on regulating biometric technology show us a path forward|Karen Hao|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
On Stair's Honeypot rode Patsy, ordering and ranging everything everywhere.
The surly ranter became softened for a time, and, though he spoke of her to others as "Honeypot," he ruled his tongue in public.
Her father was on one side, mounted on his big black horse, and Louis Raincy guarded the left flank on "Honeypot."
This was a negotiation which was better left to Honeypot and Derry Down.
Patsy dismounted from Honeypot and bade Stair Garland get on board.