mail bomb

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let′ter bomb`


n.
an envelope containing an explosive device designed to detonate when the envelope is opened.
[1945–50]

mail bomb

An email with a very large file attached to it that is intended to interrupt the functioning of the recipient’s mail server.
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In addition to non targeted threats such as spam, viruses, worms and Trojan-horses, Mail-Secure protects against targeted threats including Mail-bombing, DoES and Backscatter.
This approach protects against targeted threats such as Mail-bombing, DoES and Backscatter, as well as non-targeted threats including viruses, spam, worms and Trojan-horses.
This approach protects against threats such as Mail-bombing, DoES, Backscatter, viruses, spam, worms and Trojan-horses.