bomb

What is bomb?

bomb meaning A trojan horse which attacks a computer system upon the occurrence of a specific logical event [logic bomb], the occurrence of a specific time-related logical event [time bomb], or is hidden in electronic mail or data and is triggered when read in a certain way [letter bomb]. See: trojan horse, virus, worm.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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