What is a method of cryptanalysis in which an attacker tries every possible key knowing that eventually one of them will work?

IT Questions BankCategory: Network Security 1.0What is a method of cryptanalysis in which an attacker tries every possible key knowing that eventually one of them will work?

What is a method of cryptanalysis in which an attacker tries every possible key knowing that eventually one of them will work?

  • brute-force
  • cryptanalysis
  • nonrepudiation
  • substitution
  • transposition
  • Vigenère

Explanation: In a brute-force attempt to decipher a coded message, every possible value is attempted.

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