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GPU Monster Shreds Password Hashes

Dec 6, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”” alt=”” width=”101″ height=”77″ />Today’s notion of safe passwords may soon be a thing of the past. Thanks to cheaper hardware, cloud software, and free password cracking programs, it’s easier than ever to hack these digital keys. Just how easy? Earlier this week, a custom-built GPU cluster tore through 348 billion password hashes per second during the Passwords^12 Conference in Oslo, Norway.