Empty String Password
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Last revision (mm/dd/yy): 02/17/2009
Using an empty string as a password is insecure.
It is never appropriate to use an empty string as a password. It is too easy to guess. Empty string password makes the authentication as weak as the user names, which are normally public or guessable. This make a brute-force attack against the login interface much easier.
Attackers try to obtain a log in account of the application.
- Brute force attack against application log in interface.
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