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attacker

A person or other entity such as a computer program that attempts to cause harm to an information system; for example, by unauthorized access or denial of service. Human attackers are also called "crackers" and "hackers." See attack.
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Upon both sides of the door men fell; but at last the frail barrier gave to the vicious assaults of the maddened attackers; it crumpled inward and a dozen swarthy murderers leaped into the living-room.
It fell directly upon the head of an archer, crush-ing him to instant death and carrying his mangled corpse with it to the bottom of the declivity, and on its way brushing three more of the attackers into the here-after.
In this article, we will show how a handful of network-based interference and packet-manipulation techniques can be combined with game theory and rule-based reasoning to automatically react and respond to attacker activity even when overall confidence in detected events is low.
There is not one rational reason that the attacker could give for the assault.
A 17-YEAR-OLD knife attacker is facing detention for stabbing another boy twice in a brawl outside a school.
DERA GAZI KHAN:Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Rashid Bukhari died in a local hospital after he was shot by an unknown attacker in Dera Ghazi Khan last week.
The attacker wounded the officer outside the city's main police station at around 5.30 a.m.
JERUSALEM -- The Israeli military says a Palestinian attacker has stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli man in the West Bank.
According to Sindh Ranger spokesman, the attacker, who has yet to be identified, targeted Hub check post of the paramilitary force when members of the security personnel tried to stop the attacker but he blew himself up after a brief exchange of fire between the attackers and paramilitary force.
By GAITANO PESSATwo people were killed on Tuesday night in Kanjala, Butula Sub-County in an incident suspected to have been fuelled by love gone sour.Boniface Okwero, 64, was hit on the head and neck with a wooden plank by an attacker whose identity is yet to be known.
People gather at the site of the attack that hit Martyr Mina church in Helwan district, south of Cairo- File/Hassan Mohamed CAIRO -- 30 December 2017: Security source said on Saturday that the injured attacker of Helwan's Church of Great Martyr Mina underwent successful surgery to remove bullets from his foot, MENA reported.
Summary: Munich [Germany] Oct 21 (ANI): German police have ruled out terrorism in Munich knife attack in which the attacker wounded four people on Saturday morning.