The term Hashing means generating n-bits of fingerprints which are unique for every set of characters. Many software are available for hashing on the internet. The hashes are used to check the integrity of digital credentials on the internet. They have a great significance in the world of Digital Forensics.
In concepts of security, this term is used to refer the system that look vulnerable but it is not. In reality, they are made to look vulnerable to the attackers by cyber police or investigators so that hackers can attack easily and cyberpolice can catch them. Hackers with less knowledge or script kiddies are generally found to be caught in this trap. As for hackers, the vulnerable system is a pot which contains honey, it is referred to as honeypot.