[Beowulf] Amazon cloud computing used to crack wi-fi passwords
teddks at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 17:48:31 PST 2011
On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 14:12 +0100, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from "Hearns, John" <john.hearns at mclaren.com> -----
> From: "Hearns, John" <john.hearns at mclaren.com>
> Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:58:17 -0000
> To: beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: [Beowulf] Amazon cloud computing used to crack wi-fi passwords
> I think this is appropriate for an HPC list. This guy is using GPUs on
> cloud service to brute force 400 000 passwords per second.
> Smart, but a bit depressing really.
Been done before: <http://www.wpacracker.com/>
...on CPUs, at least. I wonder if wpacracker.com will update?
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