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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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Non-Signature Based -- Many of the traditional security devices rely on signatures which are easily defeated by the attacks mentioned earlier.
The attacks normally focused on individuals who have jobs working with commercially or economically sensitive data, according to the NISCC.
The use of parallel devices also allows terrorists to create multiple focus points at the incident site, thereby expanding the overall perimeter affected by the attack.
The airport has already spent $90 million since the attacks for security and related improvements.
By sophomore year, the attacks were daily, and I still didn't know what they were.
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.
NATO spokesmen said the alliance was still reviewing the combat film from the attack and completing its interview with the pilots.
Brute force attacks have a high success rate against companies with lax IT security measures and the inability to properly detect the attacks as they are happening.
Bob Dole, the Republican presidential nominee, endorsed the attacks as a first step toward bringing Saddam to bay.
When organizations are targeted for attack, they often discover that their existing security infrastructures are unable to detect or stop the attacks because they rely on signatures to identify attacks.
By sharing cyber attack profiles, or "fingerprints" to stop attacks more quickly and closer to the source, the global Fingerprint Sharing Alliance provides a solution to traceback and clean up infected machines that are being used to launch the attacks.
While only 29 percent of the respondents offer security and DDoS-related SLAs to their enterprise customers, the survey concluded that the increasing number and size of the attacks will lead to more DDoS prevention services in the future;
Similar to last year's Madrid bombings, the attacks demonstrate the vulnerabilities of the transportation systems and the havoc that their destruction can send through the community and the economy.