Definition of logic bomb in English:

logic bomb

Syllabification: log·ic bomb

noun

Computing
  • A set of instructions secretly incorporated into a program so that if a particular condition is satisfied they will be carried out, usually with harmful effects.
    More example sentences
    • That can mean stealing information, destroying files, or virtually shutting down an entire company through the use of a Trojan horse or logic bomb.
    • In addition, in cases where a virus contains a time or logic bomb, sandboxing is rarely successful.
    • Worm attacks, domain-name high-jacking, logic bombs, mail bombs and Trojan horses have all been utilized by hackers, but now denial-of-service attacks are gnawing away at the Internet's soft underbelly.

More definitions of logic bomb

Definition of logic bomb in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea