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fuzz testingAttempting to cause a program or network to fail by feeding it randomly generated data. Fuzz testing is a black box technique that typically finds elementary bugs but is not a substitute for formal testing with test data that are carefully created. See black box testing and SAGE. See also fuzzy computer.
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