When you extract the files from a zip file to a folder with other files before checking if the files are stored in a folder in the zip.

This also applies to 7z, tar, and other archive files.
$ tar -xvcf something.tar.gz
file.txt
anotherfile.txt
et.c.
et.c.

NOOOO MY HOME DIRECTORY JUST GOT ZIPBOMBED! I'LL NEVER BE ABLE TO REMOVE ALL THOSE FILES!
by TheLinx July 15, 2009

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