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Synonyms for attack

Synonyms for attack

to start work on vigorously


a method used in dealing with something

a sudden and often acute manifestation of a disease

Synonyms for attack

an offensive move in a sport or game

intense adverse criticism

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation

a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase

the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)

take the initiative and go on the offensive

begin to injure

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Cyber attacks like the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware crippled organizations across the world.
On average, UK businesses were subjected to 1,842 cyber attacks attempting to access remote desktop applications in the third quarter, 540 more than during the three months to the end of June.
While data breaches and cyber-related attacks have become more prevalent for individual businesses, concern about systemic cyber attacks are on the minds of those in the very community dedicated to analyzing and preventing this threat," said Tracie Grella, global head of cyber risk insurance at AIG.
Officials say the horn of Africa's nation has been hit by 256 cyber attacks during the past six months.
8CAN TELECOM company TalkTalk announced in 2015 that details of 156,959 customers and 15,656 bank account numbers were accessed during a cyber attack.
That was the second cyber attack waged by enemies of Iran to undermine the country's nuclear as well as economic and industrial activities.
North Korea on Sunday denied that it conducted cyber attacks against officials from rival South Korea, calling the South's accusation that it did so a "fabrication".
Cyber attacks against financial institutions to extort payment in return for the release of sensitive information are increasing, the FFIEC said.
Police confirmed a house in Liverpool had also been searched in connection with the cyber attack.
Respondents revealed their grave worries over a cyber attack, with 65% fearing such an attack would bring critical damage to Israel's traffic and water systems, while 50% believed a cyber attack could cause the Jewish state's civilian population physical harm.
Strategic cyber defense dominance arises from a combination of tactical cyber defense technologies, a resilient cyber defense system architecture, and decision-maker preparation for psychological effects of a strategic cyber attack.
According to reports, this software has a power to counter any cyber attack from anywhere.
Despite a decade of prolific writing, many questions about cyber power, cyber war, and cyber attack remain unresolved.
Cyber crime experts FireEye have released a report called "World War C: Understanding Nation-State Motives Behind Today's Advanced Cyber Attacks", which describes the unique international and local characteristics of cyber attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide.
It added that in the same way, a significant Iranian cyber attack against the United States would take on outsized importance, regardless of its technical sophistication, the report said.