5 Ways Of Recovering Unknown Password

5 Ways Of Recovering Unknown Password

Passwords are one of the ways that you can use to secure your devices from unauthorised access. When you have a strong password, you will be able making it difficult from hackers and other unauthorised users from having access to your device.

In this article, I want to look at means of recovering unknown password. Follow me as we are going to look at that together in this article.

Now the ways…

#1 Guessing

The easiest means of recovering an unknown password is through guessing. You can actually try different combinations of words that you feel like trying until one actually works. Most times , this might not work when you are trying to recover lost password.

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#2 Brute force

When you use brute force attack, you use a combination of different characters in order to see when you are able to unlock the password. This can also be used when you are trying to have unauthorised access to devices.


#3 Dictionary attack

This used a combination of pre defined words to try to access use some common words or passwords that almost everyone be already know as your password.


That is why you should not use common English words as your password.



#4 Shoulder Surfing

The easiest way of discovering an unknown password is through shoulder surfing. In this case now, you just look over the shoulder of someone typing his or her password.


That is why you have to make sure that nobody is looking at you when you are typing your password.



#5 Social Engineering

This happens when you trick unsuspecting users to reveal their passwords. At times, people might use what you posted on social media to determine your password.


That is why you have to be very careful of what you are posting on social media. It can make or Mar you.



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