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Cracking Windows passwords in seconds

| Posted: Jul 23, 2003 10:20 am

If your passwords consist of letters and numbers, beware.

 

CNET reports that Swiss researchers have released a paper outlining a way to considerably lower the time required to crack alphanumeric Windows passwords, reducing the time to break such codes to an average of 13.6 seconds from 1 minute 41 seconds.

 

More information @ CNET

 

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