A malicious user has gained access to several user accounts by guessing their password. The malicious user was able to guess passwords using a list of commonly used phrases and words. Which of the following terms best describes this type of attack?

  • Spoofing
  • Dictionary Attack
  • Zero Day Attack
  • Brute Force Attack

CompTIA A+ 220-1102
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