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==Description==
 
==Description==
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[[Category:FIXME|this is from the Account Lockout Attack article, delete if not needed.
  
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Build an authentication mechanism, which will block account after N tries for a given IP address, from which log in attempt was conducted.
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To minimize the possibility of blocking an owner's account we may take under consideration other characteristics like User-Agent or X_FORWARDED_FOR (if it's present).
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Moreover, after N login attempts, but before blocking the account, we may include additional verification by comparing data entered by
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the user and data displayed to him/her on the picture (CAPTCHA).
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Such approach should slow down, limit log in attempts only to the valid user or even prevent conducting unwanted attempts generally.]]
  
 
==Risk Factors==
 
==Risk Factors==

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