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Password Security – brute force attack


  • missie_20
    Member

    @missie_20

    Hi all

    Has anyone come across a fix for bbPress inregards to brute force attacks on passwords?

    A brute force attack allows a user to attempt to login to the application with a valid user account using a dictionary of words for the password without the account being locked out.

    bbPress allows multipul attempts at password entry without locking the user out. This means that someone can use a application to hack into a users account.

    Has anyone made a fix/ plugin for this? Or know a way of solving this?

    Help/ thoughts would be greatly appreciated! :)

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