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Brute Force Attacks Explained
A simple method with a high success rate, brute force attacks involve accessing an online account by “stuffing” usernames and passwords into the login page. A successful brute force attack can disable a website, steal sensitive info from users, and even spread dangerous malware onto your personal computer. These attacks have been successful at hacking some of the most secure and powerful websites including GitHub, Spotify, and e-commerce giant Alibaba’s Taobao.