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email flooding


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The process of sending large quantities of emails, often with large attachments, in order to disable a network or part of a network such as a mail server. This is an example of a denial of service attack. Such attacks increased in the 1990s, both in terms of frequency and in terms of severity. See also list linking.

Subjects: Computing.


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