cyberattack


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cyberattack

(ˈsaɪbərəˌtæk)
n
1. (Law) an attempt to damage or disrupt a computer system, or obtain information stored on a computer system, by means of hacking
2. (Computer Science) an attempt to damage or disrupt a computer system, or obtain information stored on a computer system, by means of hacking
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Redoble said the longer you detect and resolve a cyberattack, the bigger the damage.
Then there is the ongoing US investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, much of it supposedly orchestrated through hacking and other cyberattack methods.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed a cyberattack on the gaming system of the PyeongChang organizing committee about 45 minutes before the opening ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Feb.
physicians, underscore the recognition that it is not "if" but "when" a cyberattack will occur.
TOKYO, Dec 20 (KUNA) -- Japan said Wednesday that it supports US' claim that North Korea carried out a ransomware cyberattack that crippled the world's computer systems in May.
Previously, the Iranian regime initiated a cyberattack against the major Saudi oil producer Aramco, in which over three-quarters (30,000) of its computers were disabled.
Judging from their intensity, we can say that this was a cyberattack on the territory of the Russian Federation," he added.
Recent research showed that inadvertent breaches prompted by internal users accounted for 61% of cyberattack incidents.
Forty per cent of survey respondents cite the disruption of operations as the biggest consequence of a cyberattack, 39 per cent cite the compromise of sensitive data, 32 per cent cite harm to product quality, and 22 per cent cite harm to human life.
Under the framework, if a member of the EU suffers from a cyberattack, that nation not only have the legal right to defend itself, it also is entitled to assistance from other EU member states.
The recent cyberattack on HBO would seem to suggest that the answer is 'NO'.