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- n. A pot of honey.
- n. A place which attracts visitors.
- n. A trap set to detect or deflect attempts at unauthorized use of information systems.
- n. a spy who uses sex to trap and blackmail their target
- n. Vagina.
- n. A pet name for a loved one.
- n. a chamberpot or slop bucket
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- n. South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes
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In simpler terms a honeypot is a trap set for the bad guy that is so tempting, they can't help themselves but attack.
In order to verify that this was happening, the company set up a "honeypot" - hard coding Google searches for nonsense words that turned up no results on either search engine to show an unrelated webpage.
Trend Micro spotted the data package after setting up a 'honeypot' - a PC that has a variant of the worm installed but is closely monitored by its researchers.
If the smell got bad enough outdoors, you made certain assumptions and called the honeypot pumping wagon.
Although so-called "honeypot" schemes were a staple of spying by many countries, especially in the Cold War era, it is rather unusual to hear a diplomat discuss it so openly.
But in technology terms, a honeypot is a trap set to detect, deflect, or somehow counteract unauthorized use of information systems.
# File: / etc / honeypot / honeydstats. conf username: password honeypot Configuration
For example, Japan, one of the Ally F-35 partners, has had some military technicians who worked on some very cutting-edge US-supplied military kit fall for North Korean or Chinese "honeypot" female espionage agents.
Some who have mustered the courage to send me an email wonder if I'm nothing more than a "honeypot" offered up to attract dissenters.
First, I thought that the pot aux roses was an euphemism like "honeypot", like in