Many people believe that brute force attacks are ineffective and that the best way to attack someone is to use a combination of different methods. This is because brute force attacks are easy to carry out and can result in a successful attack against someone even if they are much better protected than the attacker.
A brute force attack is a trial-and-error method used to obtain information such as a user password or personal identification number (PIN) In a brute force attack, automated software is used to generate a large number of consecutive guesses the value of the desired data. Brute force attacks may be used by criminals to crack encrypted data, or by security, analysts to test an organization’s network security. Using the brute force attack hacker generate a random number combination of passwords to crack a particular system, network and account
A brute force attack is also known as brute force cracking or brute force.