SHA-1 Password Hashes Cracked Using Amazon EC2 GPU Cloud

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    SHA-1 Password Hashes Cracked Using Amazon EC2 GPU Cloud.

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  2. chronomatic

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    Yeah this is why you shouldn't be using SHA-1 (use SHA-256 instead). And if you must use it, then be sure to use passwords much longer than 6 characters.
     
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