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Old 17th August, 2010, 06:22 PM
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Passwords Quickly Hacked With PC Graphics Cards

Georgia Tech researchers find that high-end, readily available graphics processing units are powerful enough to easily crack secret codes.

Passwords with fewer than 12 characters can be quickly brute-force decoded using a PC graphics processing unit (GPU) that costs just a few hundred dollars, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology....

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