Blockchain Glossary

Honeypot

Honeypot

August 30th, 2021   |   Updated on March 7th, 2022

A honeypot is a security system designed to detect and counteract unauthorized access or use of a computer system. The name “honeypot” is used in reference to the way the system traps unauthorized users, such as hackers or spammers so they can be identified and prevented from causing further problems.