Friday, June 29, 2012

eHarmony analysis shows people just don’t care about passwords

Trustwave's SpiderLabs has completed an analysis of the passwords dumped on the Internet in this month’s eHarmony breach.

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The results of the analysis reached the depressing conclusion that too few people really seem to care about password strength.

As it was, more than 1.2 million passwords were cracked in 72 hours, using three NVIDIA GPUs and the oclHashcat and John the Ripper cracking tools.

Are these tools being used against your members? Read the full article to learn more.

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