Logic bomb



noun
1.
(computing) an unauthorized program that is inserted into a computer system; when activated it interferes with the operation of the computer

programming, security
Code surreptitiously inserted into an application or operating system that causes it to perform some destructive or security-compromising activity whenever specified conditions are met.
Compare back door.
[Jargon File]
(1996-07-02)

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