Brute Force Password Cracker
CyanCoding (1608)
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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miketh1234 (0)

Why doesn't your code crack the most obvious of passwords, "password?"

pyelias (1635)

@miketh1234: It will, it'll just take a while. First it has to guess a, then b, then c, ... then aa, then ab, then ac, ... and so on. In total, it'll have to guess about 128 billion other things first.

21natzil (1131)

@miketh1234: That's call a dictionary attack, which you can find more information on here: while this program is a brute force attack: