Beowulf in Enterprise Environments

Matt Phillips mphil39 at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 18 18:05:22 EDT 2003


On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Robert G. Brown wrote:
>crack (the venerable Unix password cracking program) can be run
>embarrassingly parallel over a network and in fact has been programmed
>to do so on request for a rather long time now.

Sounds reasonable that it can be made embarrassingly parallel. However, its 
creator Alec Muffett continue s to deny that it can/should be parallelized.

http://www.crypticide.org/users/alecm/security/c50-faq.html (Micsellany 
section Q 5&6 )

Matt

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