A Review on Password Cracking Strategies

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Topic: Security
Format: PDF
As the word itself implies, Personal Account Security System WORD (PASS WORD) is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity. But now passwords are going cracked to gain unauthorized access to a computer without the computer owner's awareness. The proposed paper is based on a study of certain password cracking strategies used for cracking. Methods like dictionary attack, brute force attack, shoulder surfing, phishing, guessing, spidering etc, makes a bad impact on those passwords which are easy to guess and most commonly used.

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