Iron Box: [UNIX/Internet] N. A Special Environment Set Up To Trap A {cracker} Logging In Over Remote Connections Long Enough To Be Traced.

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:iron box: [UNIX/Internet] n. A special environment set up to trap
a {cracker} logging in over remote connections long enough to be
traced. May include a modified {shell} restricting the cracker's
movements in unobvious ways, and `bait' files designed to keep
him interested and logged on. See also {back door},
{firewall machine}, {Venus flytrap}, and Clifford Stoll's
account in "{The Cuckoo's Egg}" of how he made and used
one (see the Bibliography in appendix C). Compare {padded
-- The AI Hackers Dictionary