Types of Password Attacks

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Q: In analyzing SSH logs for the security team, Amy realizes that two different attacks are being launched against the network. The attacker attempted to gain access by first utilizing a single user ID and then attempts hundreds of different passwords (password1, password2, password3, etc.). Then the attacker tried several different user IDs (userid1, userid2, userid3, etc.) with different passwords. Several IP addresses were apparent in the SSH. The most common attempts for user IDs included root, admin, administrator, MySQL, Oracle, Nagios. Which of the below attacks have been attempted against their network?


Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose two.


a. Bit flipping attack

b. Replay attack

c. Brute force attack

d. Dictionary attack

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