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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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EMEA bore the brunt of the brute force attacks last year, accounting for 43,5% of SIRT-logged incidents, ahead of Canada (41,7%), USA (33,3%) and APAC (9,5%).
Fuzzy commitment schemes are also susceptible to hill-climbing and brute force attacks [39, 40].
Thus, brute force attacks that select points cannot be verified offline and will be blocked online via auxiliary security systems (such as the failure count of authentication attempts).
The proposed RLS displays the strongest security against the brute force attack, shoulder surfing attack, dictionary attack, and smudge attack, which are some of the widely used attacks for touch-screen-based smart devices.
Since a variety of attack methods such as the Brute Force Attack, Smudge Attack, and Shoulder-Surfing Attack have been known to threaten user authentication, many studies [5-10] have attempted to solve these problems.
To test my theory I used a standard brute force attack against my email account and was able to penetrate in under 15 minutes.
The other state-of-the-art features include: random keypad, one-touch drive erase for rapid re-deployment using admin password, brute force attack detect/self destruct response and hardware based malware detection/deflection.
In this paper, a public key cryptosystem using Number theoretic transforms (NTT) [7, 8, and 12] over the ring of integer modulo a composite number n resistible against brute force attack is discussed.
"Even if a team of hackers executed a brute force attack, it could not be done.
Key Life: Encryption keys, by necessity, will have a longer life thus, they will require protection against brute force attack (e.g.
If the key is 128 bits long, or the equivalent of a 16-character message on a personal computer, a brute force attack would be 4.7 sextillion (4,700,000,000,000,000,000,000) times more difficult than cracking a 56 bit key.
Brute Force Attack. The French student who cracked Netscape's encryption used a brute force attack employing two supercomputers and over one hundred computer workstations for a period of eight days.
Password security is, however, about more than just choosing a good password, because there are myriad ways in which passwords can be compromised apart of being identified through a brute force attack (automated guessing by computer) or manual guessing (such as trying out dates of birth).
This scenario in cyberspace is referred to as a brute force attack. An attacker tries every possible combination of characters to figure out your password.