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cyberattack

An assault against a computer system or network. Any attempt to illegally capture data or compromise a computer is a cyberattack. See information warfare, malware, virus and DOD cyberspace glossary.
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The results stem from the ranking of the most and least-prepared countries for cyber crime, conducted by NordVPN aggregated threat-report data from Securelist, including the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) scores for cyber attack readiness, published by PC Mag.The countries that scored highest were those with more developed infrastructure and technical capabilities, PC Mag wrote.
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ISLAMABAD -- Rawalpindi Islamabad Union of Journalist (RIUJ) and Media Matters for Democracy (MMFD) Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide technical assistance to journalist community from cyber attacks on social media.
However, the recent cyber attacks on the banks have made it quite clear that initiatives for the improvement in the security system of banks are direly needed.
It was a coordinated cyber attack in which the payment network of Bank Islami and the international payment scheme was compromised.
(7) The decision to execute a cyber attack should be limited due to the complexity of cyberspace and the risks confronted when releasing a cyber weapon.
Commercial banks in Singapore have stepped up security measures following a cyber attack.
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