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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

at·tack

(ă-tak'),
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

attack

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

at·tack′ v.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

at·tack

(ă-tak')
A sudden illness or an episode or exacerbation of chronic or recurrent illness.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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For 4-digit PINs, the dictionary attacks cracked 52.68% of all the tested PINs within 1 second, whereas the brute-force attacks cracked only 10.60%.
This is similar in many ways to a dictionary attack. However, instead of specifying a wordlist, a range of characters are specified.
Won, "An offline dictionary attack on a simple three-party key exchange protocol," IEEE Communications Letters, vol.
Merritt, Encrypted Key Exchange: password-based protocols secure against dictionary attacks, IEEE Symposium on Research in Security and Privacy, May 1992
This off-line dictionary attack may lead to devastating losses of passwords, because it can be mounted against any registered client and does not even require the participation of the victim, and the steps for verifying password guesses can be performed in an offline manner by an automated program.
The first one is about "whether an adversary can exhaust the password space and identity space to conduct off-line dictionary attack simultaneously?".
But they fail to resist to undetectable on-line dictionary attack. The authors count this attack in the number of queries for message modifications which are limited to certain numbers.
(ii) He et al.'s scheme may not protect the passwords of mobile users against an offline dictionary attack.
Commonly, salt values are used in password based encryption (PBE) to ward off what is called a dictionary attack.
More savvy users who choose a less common password might still fall prey to what is called a "dictionary attack." The cracking software tries each of the (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/explore/how-many-words-are-there-in-the-english-language) 171,000 words in the English dictionary.