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brute-force search

A popular term for an inelegant and inefficient search for data, with no useful abstraction or curating.
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The absence of security checks is said to make iOS 10-running devices an easy target of brute-force password attacks.
The challenge is Cyber Criminals are well aware that many of their targets still fail to employ a strong password policy and as such will "preload" their dictionary attacks for brute-force access with the combinations listed; which in turn means almost instant access to a substantial number of users personal data.
1 are vulnerable to a brute-force cracking tool that includes a workaround for password-guess limits, the Register reported.
Shame 95 per cent of the teams try to clug their way out of it with brute-force.
Some software uses only the brute-force method, which tests every combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.
Hiding under the Viper's taller, ridged hood is a first for the brute-force Dodge: variable valve timing.
In such cases, one has no alternative but to perform a brute-force search--examining each item in the repository to determine whether it matches the user's needs.
The Juniper vulnerability affects remote access VPNs using IKE, with pre-shared key authentication and allows an attacker to use a dictionary or brute-force attack to determine valid VPN usernames on NetscreenOS which is the first step to gaining access to the network
The pump-wavelength dependence was measured using two complimentary techniques; a brute-force comparison of the Raman gain at different pump wavelengths and a simpler, more elegant comparison of the asymmetry in the Stokes and anti-Stokes Raman gain at a fixed pump wavelength.
While Gao's new theory is promising, the brute-force computers have become so fast that the numerical approach is already beginning to succeed, Greene contends.
brute-force password-cracking on an Internet portal that allowed utility