Multi-homed-hosts meaning

Refers to systems with more than one network interface that do not function as routers because they do not forward packets. Multi-Homed Hosts are sought-after targets for crackers, because they connect to a number of different segments of a local network and, therefore, can serve as an excellent plotform for further attacks. Wasserman, M. Multi-homed host. [Online, August 15, 2004.] Hypermail Development Center Website. http://dict.regex.info/ipv6/multi6/2002-10.mail/0000.html.
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