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Cheap GPU's Are Rendering Strong Passwords Useless

Unread postby ranger72 » June 1st, 2011, 1:07 pm

Hi There People,

This is today's article in ZDNet-Hardware 2.0 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

In the article Mr. Hughes explains: Take a cheap GPU (like the Radeon HD 5770) and the free GPU-powered password busting tool called ’ighashgpu‘ and you have yourself a lean, mean password busting machine. How lean and mean? Very:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/cheap-gpus-are-rendering-strong-passwords-useless/13125?tag=nl.e539


This is the first I've heard of this and it's scary!

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Re: Cheap GPU's Are Rendering Strong Passwords Useless

Unread postby deltalima » June 3rd, 2011, 12:01 pm

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Re: Cheap GPU's Are Rendering Strong Passwords Useless

Unread postby ranger72 » June 7th, 2011, 8:53 am

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