Forgot the key passowrd

Folkert van Heusden folkert at
Wed Aug 10 11:44:04 CEST 2005

> > IIRC 200/s on a 2.8GHz P4
> > I discussed improving nasty with an unnamed gpg-expert and he thought it
> > should be feasable to do at least a million per second. But as nasty is
> > a proof of concept I can't get myself motivated to improve it.
> The password hashing is supposed to make it *difficult* to crack
> passphrases, because of the computational cost!
> Don't find a fast way to break them and force us all to use 200
> character passphrases!

Apart from the fact that this is (more or less) security by obscurity
even if my program would be a million times faster, 7 characters still
would take a day.

Folkert van Heusden

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