Password Spraying Attack

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Password Spraying is a form of cyber attack similar to an brute force attack, where the hacker tries to gain access to the company system by testing out a small number of commonly used passwords on a large number of accounts. This attack allows an attacker to gain access to multiple accounts, without getting locked out of the system.

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