numbers and symbols for characters in the password. For example, many users add
the number 1 to the end of their password to meet strong password requirements. A hybrid
attack is designed to find those types of anomalies in passwords.
The most time-consuming type of attacks is a brute-force attack, which tries every possible
combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. A brute-force Attack is
an attack is the slowest of the three types of attacks because of the many possible combinations
of characters in the password. However, brute force is effective; given enough time and processing
power, all passwords can eventually be identified.