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spam

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The abuse of electronic messaging systems to indiscriminately send unsolicited bulk messages.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4 under Spam

  Unsolicited bulk commercial email messages.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-45 Version 2 under Spam

  Electronic junk mail or the abuse of electronic messaging systems to indiscriminately send unsolicited bulk messages.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015
NIST SP 800-12 Rev. 1 under Spam (CNSSI 4009)
NISTIR 7621 Rev. 1 under Spam (CNSSI 4009-2015)

  Unsolicited email.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-114 under Spam [Superseded]