Posted by : Shubham Pandey Tuesday, January 26


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Brute-force Attacks


If  attacker want to crack a  password then he can crack any passwords by  Brute-force attacks he has to try every possible combination of letters, numbers, and special characters until he succeeded  . This is a time taking  method it actually depends on  the efficiency of the processor of  your computer
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This  attack is actually  based on hit and trial  method used to obtain information such as a user password or personal identification number (PIN). In a brute force attack, automated programs ,scripts and codes  is used to generate a large number of consecutive guesses as to the value of the desired data. Brute force attacks may be used by criminals to crack encrypted data, or by security analysts to test an organization's network security. 
 
The following measures can be used to defend against brute force attacks:
  • Requiring users to have complex passwords
  • Limiting the number of times a user can attempt to log in
  • Temporarily locking out users who exceed the specified maximum number of login attempts

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