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Noun: logic bomb
  1. A set of instructions inserted into a program that are designed to execute (or 'explode') if a particular condition is satisfied; when exploded it may delete or corrupt data, or print a spurious message, or have other harmful effects
    "a disgruntled employee planted a logic bomb";
    - slag code

Derived forms: logic bombs

Type of: malevolent program, malware

Encyclopedia: Logic bomb