iron box

iron box

[Unix/Internet] 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. Compare padded cell.
References in classic literature ?
Our captive sat in the cabin opposite to the iron box which he had done so much and waited so long to gain.
They landed me at Vauxhall, with my heavy iron box, and with a bluff, genial inspector as my companion.
She glanced at iron box. "Is that the treasure, then?" she asked, coolly enough.
It was an iron box some two feet square, which he carried under his arms pretty easily.
I have, therefore, provided the lower part of the cylindrical iron box with a scape-pipe, with a valve operating by means of a pressure of two atmospheres; consequently, so soon as this amount of pressure is attained, the steam escapes of itself.
The iron box was there -- no one had touched it -- under a beautiful fig-tree my father had planted the day I was born, which overshadowed the spot.
"He who escorted La Valliere to Le Chaillot; he who delivered up Monk, cooped in an iron box, to Charles II.; he who so faithfully served my mother; he to whom the crown of France owes so much that it owes everything.
Then Mr Boffin, with his stick at his ear, like a Familiar Spirit explaining the office to him, sat staring at a little bookcase of Law Practice and Law Reports, and at a window, and at an empty blue bag, and at a stick of sealing-wax, and a pen, and a box of wafers, and an apple, and a writing-pad--all very dusty--and at a number of inky smears and blots, and at an imperfectly-disguised gun-case pretending to be something legal, and at an iron box labelled HARMON ESTATE, until Mr Lightwood appeared.
As for the money, it was found among the ruins next day in an English iron box with a secret lock; it had got under the floor somehow, and if it had not been for the fire it would never have been found!
"I denied the allegations but they undressed me, burned my buttocks and thighs using a hot iron box," he said.
She further said that the pir put the cash and jewellery in a pot, placed it in an iron box and locked it.