Brute Force Program
Brute force programs are designed to try every combination of characters to hack a password in a system. Usually one of the easiest programs to develop, a few simple lines of code can enable a hacker to attempt up to 8 million password attempts a second.
Brute force program : Why are they around?
Brute force programs are easy to set up and therefore the attack can be made from almost any user.
Once the hacker gets a foothold in your system it will become more than just a password cracking method. Programmers that use brute force will also attack and discover hidden pages or content in a web application. Basically this is trial and error solution until you succeed.
This form of attack takes usually a longer time span, but its success rate is higher. The desired result is usually a hidden doorway into your system either through a single user or the full system.
Brute force program can be alerted – If they are used by Syspeace
Syspeace is able to alert you if a program are running brute force against your system by tracking the login attempts of each user id. If one user has failed to login several times, or hundreds of times for that matter, it can be assumed that the account has been compromised. Syspeace helps you keep your system free from the brute force program or brute force programs attacks! Try Syspeace as you IP check for your system now and thwart the brute force program / brute force programs!