email bomb


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email bomb

A denial-of-service attack that saturates the victim's email capability. Simple email bombing involves sending hundreds or thousands of messages to a person's email address. Email subscription bombing automatically subscribes victims to dozens or hundreds of electronic mailing lists, each of which sends multiple messages on a daily basis. See email virus.
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