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2 definitions found
 for cybercrud
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  cybercrud
   /si:'ber?kruhd/, n.
  
      1. [coined by Ted Nelson] Obfuscatory tech-talk. Verbiage with a high MEGO
       factor. The computer equivalent of bureaucratese.
  
      2. Incomprehensible stuff embedded in email. First there were the ?Received
      ? headers that show how mail flows through systems, then MIME
      (Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions) headers and part boundaries, and
      now huge blocks of radix-64 for PEM (Privacy Enhanced Mail) or PGP (Pretty
      Good Privacy) digital signatures and certificates of authenticity. This
      stuff all serves a purpose and good user interfaces should hide it, but all
      too often users are forced to wade through it.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  cybercrud
  
      /si:'ber-kruhd/ 1. (Coined by Ted Nelson) Obfuscatory
     tech-talk.  Verbiage with a high MEGO factor.  The computer
     equivalent of bureaucratese.
  
     2. Incomprehensible stuff embedded in e-mail.  First there
     were the "Received" headers that show how mail flows through
     systems, then MIME ({Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions)
     headers and part boundaries, and now huge blocks of hex for
     PEM ({Privacy Enhanced Mail) or PGP ({Pretty Good Privacy})
     digital signatures and certificates of authenticity.  This
     stuff all has a purpose and good user interfaces should hide
     it, but all too often users are forced to wade through it.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1995-04-04)
  

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