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attack

 [ah-tak´]
an episode or onset of illness.
anxiety attack panic attack.
heart attack
1. popular term for myocardial infarction.
2. any of various types of acute episodes of ischemic heart disease.
panic attack an episode of acute intense anxiety, with symptoms such as pounding or racing heart, sweating, trembling or shaking, feelings of choking or smothering, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, feelings of unreality, and chills or hot flashes. It is the essential feature of panic disorder and other anxiety disorders as well as other psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and mood disorders.
transient ischemic attack see transient ischemic attack.
vagal attack (vasovagal attack) see vasovagal attack.

at·tack

(ă-tak'),
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.

attack

/at·tack/ (ah-tak´) an episode or onset of illness.
Adams-Stokes attack  an episode of syncope in Adams-Stokes syndrome.
drop attack  sudden loss of balance without loss of consciousness, usually seen in elderly women.
panic attack  an episode of acute intense anxiety, the essential feature of panic disorder.
transient ischemic attack  (TIA) a brief attack (an hour or less) of cerebral dysfunction of vascular origin, without lasting neurological effect.
vagal attack , vasovagal attack a transient vascular and neurogenic reaction marked by pallor, nausea, sweating, bradycardia, and rapid fall in arterial blood pressure, which may result in syncope.

attack

(ə-tăk′)
n.
An episode or onset of a disease, often sudden in nature.

at·tack′ v.

attack

an episode in the course of an illness, usually characterized by acute and distressing symptoms.

attack

Vox populi An episode or event of abrupt onset. See Crack attack, Drop attack, Fatty food attack, Gallbladder, Panic attack, Sleep attack, Transient ischemic attack.

at·tack

(ă-tak')
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.

attack

an episode or onset of illness.

attack rate
the proportion of a population affected by the disease during a prescribed, usually short, period of time.

Patient discussion about attack

Q. what should I do to prevent heart attack?

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Indeed, we found that S-3PAKE is not secure against an offline dictionary attack in the presence of a malicious client.
updates Distributed Password Recovery with dictionary attacks and a password cache, making near-instant recovery of strong encryption keys possible.
This gives me an excellent starting point for password guessing and dictionary attacks.
The aim is to provide increased protection against certain attacks like dictionary attacks and matching cipher text attacks, which exploit the short message-block size of DES.
builds a password list for its Dictionary attack based on the words detected in a computer memory
Simple passwords are instantaneously recovered while the program uses three types of user-specificed attack to deal with hard-to-crack passwords: brute force, mask and dictionary attack.
Commonly, salt values are used in password based encryption (PBE) to ward off what is called a dictionary attack.
Odyssey Client's security protocol EAP-TTLS protects user credentials over the link, and prevents known wireless security hazards such as a dictionary attack on a password.
Updated network scanner and dictionary attack tools for discovering and penetration testing of database servers.
Hackers regularly release new types of attacks, such as evil twin attack, Wi-Fi phishing attack, and the dictionary attack on wireless networks, but the existing security strategies are largely reactive instead of being proactive.
All of the state-of-the-art endpoint security applications that comprise a Unified Threat Management (UTM) strategy aren't worth a dime if a hacker can launch a dictionary attack on a remote PC, exposing the organization to all of the risks that these applications are supposed to mitigate," advised Tony Russo, President and CEO of Blue Ridge Networks, Inc(TM).
New tools include the Dictionary Attack, the Brute Force Attack, the Buffer Overflow Attack and the Denial of Service Attack.