postattack

adjective
post·​at·​tack | \ ˌpōst-ə-ˈtak How to pronounce postattack (audio) \

Definition of postattack

: existing or occurring after an attack When hackers utilize genuine credentials, life becomes difficult for those who specialize in postattack forensics.— Koerner Brendan postattack trauma

First Known Use of postattack

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Postattack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postattack. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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