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  Post #16 (permalink)   12-15-2017, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by alpshost1 View Post
Brute force is simply a method by cracking the personal information such as password or we can say it decoding of encrypted data.
You can decode encrypted data by brute forcing it - but decoding encrypted data is not necessarily brute forcing.
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  Post #17 (permalink)   12-16-2017, 05:22 PM
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Of course, there are many ways to defend against such tactics.
Wordpress blogs are often brute-forced.

But you can deploy mod_sec to stop this.
LiteSpeed has a built-in mechanism in the latest version to stop this.
BitNinja also stops this in its tracks.
CloudLinux Immunity 360 would also stop this.

We have other algorithms that spot this stuff and block users,

Of course, the WAFs stop many brute force attacks, not just WordPress.
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  Post #18 (permalink)   12-19-2017, 01:05 AM
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Brute force attack is a way to gain user personal login creadential by continuously guessing the credenials to get genuine information.
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