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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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Boniface Okwero, 64, was hit on the head and neck with a wooden plank by an attacker whose identity is yet to be known.
Then the attacker gave me a punch on my face while misbalancing my teeth,' SI mentioned in the plaintiff.
Helwan church attacker was shot down after he opened fire at police personnel and civilians- a screenshot of a video circulated on the social media 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.
A non-profit organisation (NGO) had approached the court last week over the failure of the provincial police to track down the attacker, who had allegedly attacked various women with a knife in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Gulistan-e-Jauhar.
KARACHI -- The knife attacker is reported to have attacked another woman in North Nazimabad area Karachi.
EDT- Officials initially said eight men were injured in Russia's northern city of Surgut after a knife attacker stabbed them Saturday.
Around half an hour later, an attacker opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, injuring several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said.
The downloaded executable turned out to be a malicious binary that launched PowerShell scripts bundled with the Meterpreter reverse shell, which granted the remote attacker silent control.
The only weapon the attacker carried into Westminster Abbey was a dagger, not a weapon he can have hoped to kill many with.
The only weapon the Westminster attacker carried was a dagger - not a weapon he can have hoped to kill many with.
Occupied Al-Quds, Dhu-AlHijjah 16, 1437, September 18, 2016, SPA -- A Palestinian attacker stabbed an Israeli army officer in the chest near a West Bank settlement Sunday and moderately wounded him, before Israeli soldiers shot the attacker and apprehended him, the military said, according to AP.