Password Recovery Speeds

    Date05 Apr 2006
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    This document shows the approximate amount of time required for a computer or a cluster of computers to guess various passwords. The figures shown are approximate and are the maximum time required to guess each password using a simple brute force "key-search" attack, it may (and probably will) be possible to guess correctly without trying all the combinations shown using other methods of attack or by having a "lucky guess".

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