May 11, 2021

What types of ways can people crack a password?

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  • #382405

    anonymous
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    I’ve heard of brute force. That’s the only one I know.

    (Using python script)

  • #382406

    qball8600

    Phising and Social Engineering would be some other ways.

  • #382407

    be4c0n

    Depends how you define ‘crack’.

    Phishing and social engineering is not cracking for me, but stealing. If you do phishing or social engineering, you are not doing anything technical, but you trick the other person in giving you their password.

    Besides bruteforcing, as in ‘try each possible password’, which can happen with a hash file – so locally – or remote, you can also Crack a password by abusing bugs in software. For example the local windows login.

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