A massive amount of email
that is sent to a specific person or system, consuming the recipientÂ’s disk
space on the server or creating an overload situation for the server, which
causes it to slow down considerably or stop functioning altogether. In the
past, mail bombs have been used to punish Internet
users who are netiquette violators (such as those who spam others on the Internet).
Electronic Mail or Email; Internet; Spam; Spammers.
TechTarget. Mail Bomb. [Online, October 28, 2003.] TechTarget Website.