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  Post #16 (permalink)   12-15-2017, 11:42 AM
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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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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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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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Brute force attack the ability to guess the passwords of your accounts. There are number of tools which used to guess the passwords of your accounts.

For preventing from the brute force attack, you should not share your passwords with anybody using unauthorised medium. You should have the proper security setup to all your essential files, directories and databases.
 
 
 


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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.
Not really. If you have brute force enabled on your server and you make an error in your login for the server then you can be locked out as a brute force attack
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Not really.
You have just said that to Techopedia (original source I suspect), where the user copied his answer from, which has been since re-posted by numerous other companies and sources.

https://www.techopedia.com/definitio...e-force-attack

The member has been suspended for plagiarism.
 
 
 


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You have just said that to Techopedia (original source I suspect), where the user copied his answer from, which has been since re-posted by numerous other companies and sources.

https://www.techopedia.com/definitio...e-force-attack

The member has been suspended for plagiarism.
but like wikipedia the info is just added my members, so can be wrong.
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