letter bomb

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letter bomb

An email or word processing document that contains active code intended to cause damage to the recipient's computer such as erasing the storage drive. See macro virus and mail bomb.
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The full extent of the letter bombing campaign became clear last night as police revealed details of seven linked attacks in the last three weeks.
Mr Hain said his own terrifying experience made him appreciate the fear of staff caught up in the latest letter bombing campaign.
The letter bombing campaign began last month and there have two "clusters" and one apparently separate incident.
A primary school caretaker appeared in court yesterday charged over a series of letter bombings, including a device sent to forensic laboratories in the West Midlands.
A PRIMARY school caretaker has appeared in court charged over a series of letter bombings, including one in Birmingham
A primary school caretaker was due to appear in court today charged in connection with a series of letter bombings, including one in South Wales.