Password Attacks 101

Password Attacks 101

One of the most common attacks carried out nowadays is related to cracking passwords, but most people probably just know about brute-forcing. There are, in fact, other kinds of attacks around passwords.

Let’s take a look at three kinds of password attacks.

Brute Force Attacks

Brute forcing in its essence is trying many passwords to gain access to an account.

Read the Brute Force Guide

Brute Force Real-life Comparison:

Let’s say that a burglar wants to get the door to your house open, but he can’t find an entry point or another place to break in anywhere.

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