Interesting article on password guessing via cloud computing

Josselin Jacquard josselin.jacquard at
Wed Nov 4 21:33:28 CET 2009

Yes but you're supposed to pay to use ressource on a cloud system arn't you
? Is it usable computing for free ?

2009/11/4 David Shaw <dshaw at>

> This is not, of course, an OpenPGP "crack", but rather high-speed password
> guessing.  The nice thing about cloud password guessing is it enables people
> to spin up massive cracking farms without actually having to manage the
> racks and racks of running hardware.
> David
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