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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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In December 2012, Iran announced that it has thwarted a second cyber attack on one of its Culture Ministry institutes.
Consequently, it is becoming necessary to identify the cause of cyber attacks and threat actors' identities through collecting and analyzing more information to find clues.
There is clearly still much work to be done on determining what type or extent of cyber attack would warrant a military response.
Rajat Mohanty, CEO of Paladion Networks, has said one-third of all cyber attacks last year targeted the ATM and internet banking applications in the Middle East, an industry expert said.
One factor that greatly complicates the issue of cyberdefense, however, is the fact that cyber attacks are not solely made against the government or other public networks, but rather against private companies.
Cyber attacks emanating out of the Middle East, often launched by an extremist group, are dubbed by the IT security experts as 'cyber jihad'.
5 September 2011 - Seventy percent of French companies have suffered cyber attacks in the last 12 months, versus 74% in 2010, Laurent Heslault, strategy director of antivirus programmes maker Symantec France, said.
If your organization has not yet taken a close look at protecting its information assets from probable cyber attacks, it should do so right away.
He went on to cite the skyrocketing cost of dealing with cyber attacks: small firms today cite the average cost of a cyber attack at $20,752 per attack, up from $8,699 two years ago.
Cyber Attack, you and the future: Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce are holding a debate on how cyber attacks could impact upon you and your business.
Despite a decade of prolific writing, many questions about cyber power, cyber war, and cyber attack remain unresolved.
Global Banking News-July 18, 2013--Banks in US gearing up for mock cyber attack drill(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
The science ministry said that the cyber attack seriously undermined the country's image by attacking the websites of symbolic government organisations, such as the presidential office.
Summary: South Korea on Tuesday blamed North Korea for a crippling cyber attack last month against .
A good number of public institutions came under cyber attack during the protests, which started in the end of May, sparked by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's decision to build a replica Ottoman-era barracks in ystanbul's Gezi Park, the only green area around Taksim Square.