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<networking> /nas'tee-gram/ 1. A network packet or
e-mail message (the latter is also called a letterbomb)
that takes advantage of misfeatures or security holes on the
target system to do untoward things.
2. Disapproving e-mail, especially from a net.god, pursuant
to a violation of netiquette or a complaint about failure to
correct some mail- or news-transmission problem. Compare
3. A status report from an unhappy, and probably picky,
customer. "What did Corporate say in today's nastygram?"
4. [deprecated] An error reply by mail from a daemon; in
particular, a bounce message.
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