blind drop


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blind drop

An anonymous website, BBS or secret location in the user's storage drive that the malware community uses for messages and stolen email addresses, credit card numbers, etc. The term originated in the retail industry for drop shipping merchandise from suppliers without the source's name on the package. See malware.
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In the first 150 metres, the eight-kilometre course is firm, but what follows is a blind drop between two football pitches on to mud - a recipe for turned ankles.
I lost a little time, maybe 5 minutes minimum, but we pushed a lot and found the steeper dunes more difficult 50km from the end." Al Qassimi completed the stage to say: "It was a tough day with some sections having many dunes with blind drops. One caught us and we almost rolled.
(This same practice was repeated with blind drops of agents into North Vietnam in the 1960s.) What was the interplay between South Korean and U.S.