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honeypot

(ˈhʌnɪˌpɒt)
n
1. a container for honey
2. something which attracts people in great numbers: Cornwall is a honeypot for tourists.
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Noun1.honeypot - South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes
genus Protea - type genus of Proteaceae; tropical African shrubs
protea - any tropical African shrub of the genus Protea having alternate rigid leaves and dense colorful flower heads resembling cones
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honeypot

[ˈhʌnɪpɒt] Nmielera f
References in classic literature ?
So was the plum pudding, which melted in one's mouth, likewise the jellies, in which Amy reveled like a fly in a honeypot.
Honeypots are special tools designed to help track and understand attacker?
If the traditional network architecture in a honeynet system is replaced by the SDN architecture, can we combine network virtualization from SDN and virtual honeypots from server virtualization to achieve a dynamic virtual honeynet system?
Security experts set up honeypots to draw in and ensnare fraudsters as they attempt to infiltrate computer systems.
Some of the hackers use honeypots to sniff the SSIDs in order to conduct a SSID_spoofing.
Traps set to attract the attention of cybercriminals so-called honeypots can also act as a source of information.
Due to the difficulty in setup and the active analysis required, the value of honeypots on large-scale networks is rather limited.
From diverting attackers and making honeypots to identifying malicious software, this offers all the basics of creating a reverse deception campaign to thwart cyber-intruders, and provides an excellent series of insights for any software engineer concerned about network security and reverse deception strategies.
While human hackers can often tell when they are being tricked, honeypots can be a useful tool against automated attacks.
Modern computer honeypots have been around since the days of Clifford Stoll's "The Cuckoo's Egg," and they still aren't as respected or as widely adopted as they deserve.
But while niche islands like Santorini, Mykonos and Paxos - the 'honeypots' - have been able to keep prices firm, things are often cheaper in areas which are not tourist honeypots.
This comprehensive guide to the theory and practical use of honeypots for the collection and study of network attacks provides students, network administrators and security professionals with a collection of useful strategies and illustrative case studies for implementing a variety of useful security traps.