Easy Password Cracking

20 Hours, $18, and 11 Million Passwords Cracked

Alice Henshaw
Jun 25, 2019 · 5 min read
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Brief Background: Storing Passwords

Brief Background II: Brute-forcing Hashes

The Attack

Software

Hardware

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The passwords

The logic of my attack

So how well did the attack do?

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20 hours. $0.90 per hour. That’s just $18. 80% of 14 million passwords cracked.

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Thanks to Deepa Sathaye and Ethan Wessel

Alice Henshaw

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Written by

Solidity developer at Fluidity

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Elijah McClain, George Floyd, Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Michael Brown, Oscar Grant, Atatiana Jefferson, Tamir Rice, Bettie Jones, Botham Jean

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