nonattributable

nonattributable

(ˌnɒnəˈtrɪbjʊtəbəl)
adj
not capable of being attributed to a particular source or cause
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Despite the lack of a substantive connection between the orchestrators of -the cyberattacks and the Russian government, this nonattributable action was the first time cyberattacks and conventional military operations had worked together.
That expert, described by Attkisson as a "confidential source inside the government," discovered on her computer a piece of "commercial, nonattributable spyware that's proprietary to a government agency: either the CIA, FBI, the Defense Intelligence Agency, or the National Security Agency (NSA).
The focus group method of collecting internal feedback leads to a healthy, nonattributable dialog across functional, project, and hierarchical lines.
Metaphorically, that was a perfect expression of Reagan's policy--to warm and comfort those who embraced freedom and to burn--through economic sanctions, covert aid, aggressive rhetoric, propaganda broadcasts, and other nonattributable instrumentalities--those who tried to suppress it.
A different perspective on breast cancer risk factors: some implications of nonattributable risk.
If an overt strategy of credible cyber debilitation were allowed to openly develop, then most of the problems mentioned above would be inconsequential to the proper functioning of the virtual global commons--multilateral or bilateral, individuals or groups, national governments or private corporations, clearly defined adversaries or anonymous, nonattributable attacks.
Classifying such conduct as nonattributable to the entity of the state produces results contrary to the intentions underlying the suggestion to deny attributability to the state.
Thus, within a year of countenancing nonattributable references to my work, Analytical Biochemistry invited me to resubmit, and the article was published straightaway.
8) The advantages of this kind of warfare, according to the US Federal Emergency Management Agency, include less physical risk to the attacker, smaller chance of outrage and backlash when attacks are nonattributable (especially since natural outbreaks could be the cause), and fewer technical barriers to creating such weapons.
The nonattributable plans created a zero coding on both party relation variables and were considered neutral or pivotal in the model.
Two days ago a story appeared in several newspapers, attributed to various nonattributable sources, effectively torpedoing Dudley's plan.
Combining a WMD such as a BW agent, which inherently creates difficulties in identifying the source of the resulting disease, with a delivery system such as a long-range LACM, which can be programmed to fly circuitous routes to the target, may provide an adversary with a nonattributable method of attack, thus eliminating any attempt at retaliation.