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Password Cracking

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tufotowo's version from 2015-08-25 18:30

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Question Answer
Dictionary AttackUses a predefined list of words and then runs each word through a hash algorithm.
Hybrid AttackAppends, prepends, or changes chararacters in words from a dictionary before hashing.
Brute Force AttackThe attacker calculates the hash outputs for every possible password.
Rainbow TablesIs a precomputed compilation of plaintexts and matching ciphertexts - typically passwords and their matching hashes.
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