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Using Hydra to Spray User Passwords

How attackers bypass account lockout when brute-forcing passwords

Have you heard of a password brute-force attack? A brute-force attack is when attackers try to hack into a single account by guessing its password.

Let’s say an attacker is trying to hack the account of the user “Vickie”. The attacker will first generate a password…



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Vickie Li

Professional investigator of nerdy stuff. Hacks and secures. Creates god awful infographics.