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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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Action Fraud, the UK's national fraud reporting centre, said the reduction in the proportion of businesses affected by breaches or cyber attacks is partly due to the introduction of the Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
(14) The nature of the cyber domain--constantly changing in the physical, logical, and cyber persona layers--prevents fully understanding how a cyber attack will spread.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Communications and Information Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi dismissed allegations that the country launches cyber attacks against other states with the help of an organized cyber army, and condemned any move that disrupts people's everyday life in any part of the world.
Cyber attacks like the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware crippled organizations across the world.
Although the Philippines ranks 37th out of 193 states in terms of cyber security preparedness, data from the US Federal Bureau of Investigation also showed that globally, the country ranks 10th in falling prey to cyber attacks.Apart from weak enforcement of cyber security laws, experts cite the low awareness of Filipinos about practices that increase vulnerability to cyber attacks.
"The rates of cyber attack on internet telephony systems, remote desktop applications and virtual private networks have more than doubled since the start of this year.
Lack of training to combat cyber attacks MORE than two thirds of Britain's biggest businesses have admitted staff lack training to deal with the growing threat of cyber attacks, new research has shown.
It came as Russian oil giant Rosneft said that its servers had suffered a "powerful" cyber attack, as the company is locked in a bitter court fight with the Russian conglomerate Sistema.
Nine in 10 global cybersecurity and risk experts surveyed by AIG believe that cyber risk is systemic, and more than half said a systemic cyber attack on five to 10 companies is highly likely this year.
LARGE swathes of the NHS were paralysed by the recent cyber attack, which hit 200,000 victims in 150 countries around the world.
May 17, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - A number of Ethiopian institutions were affected by a global cyber attack which hit some 155 countries, Ethiopia Information Network Security Agency (INSA) disclosed on Thursday.
A FIFTH person has been arrested as part of an ongoing probe into the TalkTalk cyber attack, the Metropolitan Police said.
In addition, the council said financial institutions should implement effective business continuity plans for responding to this type of cyber attack to ensure the resiliency of their operations.
A 20-year-old man arrested in connection with the cyber attack on TalkTalk has been released on bail.
Respondents revealed their grave worries over a cyber attack, with 65% fearing such an attack would bring critical damage to Israel's traffic and water systems, while 50% believed a cyber attack could cause the Jewish state's civilian population physical harm.