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What is a brute force attack?


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Brute force attack:
Attempt to crack a password/username using trial and error.

To prevent against brute force attack, the simplest method is to use a random password generator.


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A brute force attack is a trial and error method used by application programs to decode encrypted data such as passwords or Data Encryption Standard (DES) keys, through exhaustive effort (using brute force) rather than employing intellectual strategies.


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A brute force attack is a trial-and-error method used to obtain information such as a user password or personal identification number (PIN). In a brute force attack, automated software is used to generate a large number of consecutive guesses as to the value of the desired data
Brute force attack is simple method to gain access to a server or a site.
We can prevent this attack by following steps:
1. Using long passwords
2. Limit your login attempts
3. Use two factor athentication
4. Use captcha


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This is one of the hacking methods , where a application randomly sends a password and tries to login . It generates thousands of passwords in seconds and tries all. If your password is very common then you have every chance of being hacked .


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The brute-force attack is one of the most popular password cracking method. The best way to prevent brute-force attack is to limit invalid login. In this way, attack can only hit and try passwords only for limited times.


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Brute Force attack is a technique used by hackers to crack a password of a WiFi, actually it doesn’t fit, it is technique that can crack any password whether its a WiFi password or any other account on the Internet. It is actually an idea to crack a password using every possible combination of letters to form words.