Password Spraying

Another reason to avoid using the same password across many sites and particularly to avoid the same common passwords everyone else uses.

Spraying is where lists of a small number of common passwords are used to brute force large numbers of accounts. These attacks are successful because for any given large set of users there will likely be some who are using very common passwords

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/spray-you-spray-me-defending-against-password-spraying-attacks

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