How does one go about luring cybersecurity reaserchers?
Surely a cybersecurity researcher is not you’re average mark?
Luring is generally something an adversary does to an one who is unsuspecting.
I wouldn’t go so far as to say the us of the word is dishonest, but it sure seems to be leaning toward hyperbolic, or histrionic.
Maybe targeted would be a better word?
MICE: Money, Ideology, Compromise or Coercion (depending on source), and Ego or Extortion (depending on source).
Edit, found the previous HN article (this is the same article but on a different site, the NY Times article is no longer accessible):
In the same way you do it in Silicon Valley - pretend to be a member of a VC fund with a lot of money. Plenty of people have been duped into giving up secrets and product ideas to fake and real VC members.
Given the overwhelmingly male demographic of people who describe themselves as "cybersecurity researchers", probably with $2000 escorts and hotel rooms rigged with cameras.
It's not rocket science, literally one of the oldest espionage compromat tricks in the book.
...not that I would know...