Brute Force Attack (BFA)

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Brute Force Attack (BFA)

What is Brute Force Attack (BFA)?

A brute-force attack in cryptography entails the attacker providing several passwords or passphrases in the hopes that one will eventually be correctly decrypted. All potential passwords and passphrases are thoroughly checked by the attacker until the right one is discovered.

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