- A brute force attack is a sort of cyber assault that use a trial-and-error approach to guess all conceivable password, encryption key, or login information combinations.
- The easiest and most efficient strategy to stop a brute-force assault is to have a strong password policy.
- Most websites, especially those powered by WordPress, allow for unlimited login attempts by default. If you're a website administrator, you can install a plugin to limit the number of login attempts on your site in order to prevent brute force assaults.
- In terms of the second strategy, you should restrict login attempts to users from a specific IP address or range.
- Your accounts will be more secure with two-factor or multi-factor authentication. When logging into an account, 2FA requires a user to verify their identity before being granted access.
- 'Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart' is what CAPTCHA stands for.
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