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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.
The testing was commissioned by Passlogy and conducted in October 2008 to examine the ability of the PatternPass1000 appliance and PASSLOGIC system to resist security events such as brute-force attacks or random account locking attacks.
brute-force password-cracking on an Internet portal that allowed utility