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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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Worm storms are particularly effective when hackers use a zero-day attack to spread the attack as there is no patch or signature to impede their propagation.
Thus, for example, the crash of hijacked United Flight 93 near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 2001, taxed the responders in that and neighboring communities, but did not pull local responders from New York City, where they were needed to respond to the attacks on the World Trade Center.
A false-positive alert is the most common condition, in which the IDS identifies what it thinks is a legitimate attack and generates an alert, while the attack is really legitimate traffic.
A case definition should be constructed to determine the number of cases and the attack rate.
The researchers found that the women in the study were more than twice as likely as the men to develop chronic heart failure after the attack.
Even though the intrusion detection aspect alone is important, another feature of using honeypots is to see what the attack tools are and what the purpose of the attack is.
The NATO planes were careful to strike the military vehicles at both ends of the column and broke off the attack when the pilots noted the civilians, Pentagon officials said.
For a team so committed to the attack, they also recover well to play excellent team defense.
Bacon said the attack was designed to ``complete the suppression of air defense facilities that remained in operation following the first attack.
Each installation of Blink Personal blocks attacks and sends the attack data anonymously to eEye's Research Lab, where it can be analyzed to see if the attack is an existing, known attack, a variant on a known attack or a new attack, increasing the security for all other users.
The main government-controlled daily newspaper, Al Ahram, reported Saturday that five suspects in the attack had been identified and that one had been arrested.
Secure's zero-hour attack protection stops attackers' attempts to exploit this vulnerability by taking the impact of an attack on Sidewinder G2, at the perimeter, containing the attack, automatically terminating the hacker's connection and continuing to securely pass e-mail through the system.
The Fingerprint Sharing Alliance will arm us with the information to thwart cyber attacks quicker and to rapidly share the attack information with other alliance members.
This allows for malicious traffic identification and mitigation before a pattern signature can be applied and long before the attack is even known within the wider security community.
The attack was completed when an unsuspecting user installed a root certificate from a fake Web page.