[WEB SECURITY] Brute Force authentication attack

Chris Weber chris at lookout.net
Fri Jun 30 17:06:43 EDT 2006


True is that.  Also "Human Interactive Proof" or HIP, CAPTCHA being more
common, I think. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremiah Grossman [mailto:jeremiah at whitehatsec.com] 
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 1:33 PM
To: Web Security
Subject: Re: [WEB SECURITY] Brute Force authentication attack

We all get those from time to time. :)

CAPTCHA
"completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart"

On Jun 30, 2006, at 10:41 AM, Schmidt, Albert E wrote:

> I am definitely having a senior moment.  Can anybody please tell me 
> what it is called when you have to enter a code displayed in a picture 
> when authenticating?  I know this is a control against brute force 
> hacking, but for the life of me I cannot remember what it is called.
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