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All your old-tech passwords belong to us, for just $17

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jan 26, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    Today's lesson on how the cloud can work against you, as well as for you, is about your passwords and keys, and how they're becoming useless. I've stolen a link from Mark Gibbs to help.

    Let's say you've been letting older security encryption methods live out their life in the pastures of your data center. CloudCracker, using massively-induced dictionary attacks, can make mincemeat from a frightening number of password key-exchange seeds.

    For just $17 per, CloudCracker can conveniently crack the following password seeds: WPA/WPA2, NTLM, SHA-512, MD5s, and/or MS-CHAPv2. No tears, please. And yes, cracked like an egg, a $17 egg. Certainly no one would abuse such a service, would they?

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