Brute Force Password Cracker
CyanCoding (1417)

https://repl.it/@CyanCoding/Brute-Force-Password-Cracker
I built the Brute Force Password Cracker as a fun program to test out passwords, and to test my knowledge of Python 3 and its libraries.

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FrontHead__ (0)

Man, your code is awesome! I have a suggestion tho... If you use a dictionary loaded with latters and/or words and loops, you can make it better and faster!
Good work !!!

CyanCoding (1417)

@fronthead: Hello! Thanks for your suggestion! What you are mentioning does exist, but is different from mine. A brute-force attack consists of an attacker trying many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing correctly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brute-force_attack\). This is different from what you are mentioning. A dictionary attack is a technique for defeating a cipher or authentication mechanism by trying to determine its decryption key or passphrase by trying hundreds or sometimes millions of likely possibilities, such as words in a dictionary (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dictionary_attack\). If you do make a Dictionary Password Attacker, please send me the link!

FrontHead__ (0)

@microwither: You are totally right! My mistake... I was so excited to reply that I forgot about that. About the Dictionary attack, I would love to try it! If so, I wil send you for sure.