Explain honeypot?

Honeypot is a decoy computer system which records all the transactions, interactions, and actions with users.

A honeypot is a security mechanism that creates a virtual trap to lure attackers. An intentionally compromised computer system allows attackers to exploit vulnerabilities so you can study them to improve your security policies.

A honeypot is a computer or computer system intended to mimic likely targets of cyberattacks. It can be used to detect attacks or deflect them from a legitimate target. … That’s because the bait includes applications and data that simulate a real computer system.