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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.
But the warning listed more than a dozen Trojan horse programs that the agency said had been used in the attacks since January.
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.
NATO spokesmen said the alliance was still reviewing the combat film from the attack and completing its interview with the pilots.
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.
Bacon said the attack was designed to ``complete the suppression of air defense facilities that remained in operation following the first attack.
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.
5% of those companies reported that email was delayed due to the attacks.
The objective was to analyze the amount of time each computer platform can exist on the Internet before being compromised, the number of attacks experienced while on the Internet, the number of successful compromises achieved by the attacks, and the type of attacks most commonly seen.
There must be vulnerabilities to exploit, attacks to exploit the vulnerabilities, and threat agents to deliver the attacks.
OKENA reduces that operational burden by stopping the attacks before damage occurs, without downloading signature updates.