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Using AI in Brute Force Attacks Can Speed ​​Up Password Hacking

Liputan6.com, Jakarta – Cybersecurity company Kaspersky said it blocked 61 million brute force attacks targeting businesses in Southeast Asia last year.

For your information, a brute force attack is a method for guessing a password or encryption key that involves systematically trying all possible character combinations until the actual character is found.

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A successful brute force attack allows the attacker to obtain valid user credentials.

As stated by Managing Director of Kaspersky Asia Pacific, Andrian Hia, the use of artificial intelligence algorithms can more quickly crack company login and password pairs.

“That way, threat actors gain remote access to your company's computers, the possibility of financial and even reputational damage is unlimited,” he said.

From Kaspersky's report, in the January-December 2023 period, a total of 61.3 million brute force.Generic.RDP attacks were thwarted by Kaspersky in various companies.

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RDP aka Remote Desktop Protocol is Microsoft's protocol that provides a graphical interface for users to connect to other computers over a network.

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RDP is widely used by system administrators and non-technical users to control servers and other PCs remotely.

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