To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and arms; to assault.
To assail with unfriendly speech or writing; to begin a controversy with; to attempt to overthrow or bring into disrepute, by criticism or satire; to censure; as, to attack a man, or his opinions, in a pamphlet.
The act of attacking, or falling on with force or violence; an onset; an assault; -- opposed to defense.
An assault upon one's feelings or reputation with unfriendly or bitter words.
Unauthorized access or vandalism of a computer application, system or network.
a sudden attempt to ride ahead of a group of riders.
1) A discrete malicious action of debilitating intent inflicted by one entity upon another. A threat might attack a critical infrastructure to destroy or incapacitate it. 2) Intentional attempt to bypass the physical or information security measures and controls protecting an IS.
An attempted cryptanalysis or an attempt to compromise system security.
An attack is an attempt to enter a computerâ€™s security system without authorization. Attacks can be active or passive. Active attacks attempt to alter or destroy data. Passive attacks try to intercept or change data without altering it.
An attempt to bypass security controls on a computer. The attack may alter, release, or deny data. Whether an attack will succeed depends on the vulnerability of the computer system and the effectiveness of existing countermeasures.
attempt to break in to one or more computers and take malicious action -- may or may not be successful on a particular computer.
the act of attacking; "attacks on women increased last year"; "they made an attempt on his life"
launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
a move that puts one or more targets in "check"
an attempt by one or more Riders to quickly pull ahead
a single attempt to gain unauthorised access to a system
a single unauthorized access attempt, or unauthorized use attempt, regardless of success
A term used to describe a coordinated attempt to gain an advantage in a game of chess by means of aggressive play. The primary objective in most attacks is to checkmate an opponentâ€(tm)s king, because of the king's very high value. A well-executed attack often forces one's opponent to sacrifice material in defense, or accept weakness leading to an advantage for the attacking side. Category: Glossary 1 visitor(s) thought this was helpful. Do you
An attempt to capture an enemy held city. The attacking player (attacker) announces the attack by naming an eligible command, as well as the target. (For example, the attacker might declare the attack by saying "Grant attacks Richmond. Are you defending?")
An attempt to break an encryption algorithm
A sudden burst of speed designed to leave a rider or group of riders behind. As a verb, to attempt an attack.
An assault on system security from an intelligent threat; a deliberate attempt to evade security services and violate the security policy of a system.
An attempt to defeat security controls.
An attempt to gain unauthorized control of someone's computer
Intentional act of attempting to bypass one or more computer security controls.
When a rider, or group of riders, suddenly accelerate in an attempt to put some distance between themselves and their opponents.
Indicates air-to-surface attack on a specific ground target.
An attempt to gain an advantage in a game of chess by means of playing aggressively.
An attempted cryptoanalysis
An attempt by a player to win a point by hitting the ball over the net.
To challenge the leading horse during a race, in an attempt to take the lead. An attack can sap the horse's energy, or even that of the leader, and may leave both of those horses with little in reserve for the finish.
A sudden attempt to get away from another rider.
Any attempt by an unauthorized person to compromise the functionality of a networked system. See also intrusion attempt.
A deliberate attempt to compromise the security of a computer system or deprive others of the use of the system.
An attempt to subvert or bypass a system's security. Attacks may be passive or active. Active attacks attempt to alter or destroy data. Passive attacks try to intercept or read data without changing it.
An attempted system security breach. Successful attacks range in severity from someone viewing data on another system to destroying, stealing data or shutting down your system. See also DoS, DdoS.
The offensive action of hitting the ball. The attempt by one team to terminate the play by hitting the ball to the floor on the opponent's side.
Either a successful or unsuccessful attempt at breaking part or all of a cryptosystem. See algebraic attack, birthday attack, brute force attack, chosen ciphertext attack, chosen plaintext attack, differential cryptanalysis, known plaintext attack, linear cryptanalysis, middleperson attack.
the attempt to justify the projection of guilt onto others, demonstrating their sinfulness and guilt so that we may feel free of it; because attack is always a projection of responsibility for the separation, it is never justified; also used to denote the thought of separation from God, for which we believe God will attack and punish us in return.(Note -- " attack" and " anger" are used as virtual synonyms.)
An attempt to break into a system.