Prevent Dictionary Attacks with Two-factor Authentication

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Prevent Dictionary Attacks with Two-factor Authentication. In dictionary attacks, attackers attempt likely language to gain access. Attackers begin with lists of common words and jargon like: rememberme, 1234567, password and so on.

Eventually these hackers look to dictionaries for more language to expand their repository of terms looking to newspaper phrases, then Wikipedia, and literary compilations. The idea is to use human terms rather than nonsensical brute force combinations, because that is how people design passwords.

Two-factor authentication mitigates the possibility of guessing and logging in with stolen usernames and passwords. SAASPASS uses encrypted codes unrelated to language—making dictionary attacks obsolete.