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    vi. 1. [techspeak] On a timesharing system, a process that relinquishes its claim on the scheduler until some given event occurs or a specified... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION

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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 cell}.