Spam Text Prematurely Blows Up Suicide Bomber

Tagged: Epic Fail, Hallelujah!, Off Topic, Spam, Suicide, Entertainment, Technology
Source: Slashdot - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 35 weeks ago

"A suicide bomber's plan to detonate explosives in Central Moscow on New Year's Eve was foiled when she received an unexpected spam text message that caused her deadly payload to blow up too early. A message wishing her a happy new year came hours before the unnamed woman was to set off her suicide belt near Red Square, an act of terrorism that could have killed hundreds of people. Islamist terrorists in Russia often use mobile phones as detonators. The bomber's handler, who is usually watching his charge, sends the bomber a text message to set off the explosive belt at the moment when it is thought they can inflict maximum casualties."

 

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Anonymous

For the first time EVER in the world, spam was actually useful.

Tivon
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Someone find that spammer and give them a high-five! :)

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