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Paul Gil

What Is 'Brute Force' Hacking?

By May 5, 2014

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In the world of e-thugs and hackers, 'brute force' hacking is very common.  Also known as 'dictionary' hacking, this technique is about repetition: hundreds of repeated hacking attemps until the protection breaks. About.com explains brute force hacking here...

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