Honey pot

Updated: 05/19/2017 by Computer Hope

Honey potA honey pot is a term used to describe a computer or network set up with the purpose of attracting computer hackers. These computers allow a system administrator or security expert to analyze how a computer hacker may attempt to hack a network without risking the threat to their own network. Any problems discovered while analyzing the honey pot can be implement into the real network or server making it more secure.

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