E-MAIL BOMBING AND LOGIC BOMBING

E-mail bombing and logic bombing are among the latest trends in cyber crime. The term E-mail bombing refers to sending a large amount of emails to a victim, resulting in the victim's email account (in case of an individual) or mail server (in case of a company or an email service provider) crashing. Logic bombs are simple event-dependent programs that are created to act only when a certain event (known as a trigger event) occurs. For example, some viruses may be termed logic bombs because they lie dormant throughout the year and become active only on a particular date.

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What are logic bombs?
What is a slag code?
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