Amazon EC2 GPU becomes password cracker

Nov 17, 2010 by Liam Tung in Security
A German security enthusiast, Thomas Roth, has tested Amazon's new supercomputer-like instance to crack SHA 1 hashed passwords. According to Roth, he cracked 14 one-to-six character passwords ...


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