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How do hackers brute force or dictionary attack your email password? I've put the wrong password in too many times and hotmail blocked me.
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>>61780833
They get a hold of the password hash, so they can bruteforce it offline.
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>>61780850
How do they do that?
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>>61780857
They download it
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>>61780857
Depends, more often than not some developer has forgotten to sanitise database input, so they're able to use SQL injection to get it out.
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>>61780882
So its not something a script kiddy could do?
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>>61780877
From where?
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>>61780937

it's exactly the sort of thing that a skid would / can do.
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