SPIIRE wrote: Brute force does work, it seraches 10's of thousnd's of psoible words for pass's at once then when it hit's the right word that fits your pass, it checks it off, and sends it to him...it's very anyoing!
I really hope the make a patch..
Not necessarily, it depends on how they were doing the attack. Some attempt to find the hash, others just use a script that keeps trying passwords.Noxwizard wrote: In order for them to brute force your passwords, they would have to have access to your database or at least a copy of it. If they have that kind of access, you've got bigger problems to worry about.
Depends on how they were going about the attackOn a side note, brute forcing only works on fairly simple passwords.