A password brute force attack uses trial-and-error to guess login info, encryption keys, or find a hidden web page. Hackers work through all possible combinations hoping to guess correctly.
As 2020 winds down, I am glad to leave this year behind us! In 2021, I look forward to going back to the movies, visiting museums in DC, and taking camping trips with our Boy Scout Troop. Whatever your hopes for the future are, I am sure you are as excited as I am.
Being hacked can happen in places you wouldn’t expect and sometimes being nice can get you hacked. The following scenarios are just a couple of ways being hacked can happen:
We all know passwords are important. They help keep personal accounts private and secure but many of us are guilty of reusing, rotating, or using notoriously easy passwords, leaving oneself open to an account breach.
With the Presidential election in the rear-view mirror and positive vaccine news, November gave us a glimpse of what the end of COVID-19 could look like. The S&P 500 index posted its best November in history, up 10.9% while the NASDAQ Composite added 11.9% and the small-cap Russell 2000 index soared 18.4%.