[Beowulf] Amazon cloud computing used to crack wi-fi passwords

Hearns, John john.hearns at mclaren.com
Wed Jan 12 07:58:17 EST 2011


http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/01/11/amazon_cloud_wifi_cracking/


I think this is appropriate for an HPC list. This guy is using GPUs on
Amazon's
cloud service to brute force 400 000 passwords per second.
Smart, but a bit depressing really.



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