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brute force attack
« on: August 11, 2018, 02:28:30 AM »
What is a brute force attack? How can we prevent it on the server?

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Re: brute force attack
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 11:14:59 PM »
A Brute Force Attack is the simplest method to gain access to a site or server (or anything that is password protected). It tries various combinations of usernames and passwords again and again until it gets in. This repetitive action is like an army attacking a fort.
Yes, you can take some precautionary to prevent it:

    Password Length.
    Password Complexity.
    Limit Login Attempts.
    Modifying .htaccess file.
    Using Captcha.
    Two Factor Authentication.
    Cloudflare.

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Re: brute force attack
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2019, 12:20:41 AM »
A Brute Force Attack is the simplest method to gain access to a site or server (or anything that is password protected). It tries various combinations of usernames and passwords again and again until it gets in. This repetitive action is like an army attacking a fort.
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