GPU Password Cracking – Bruteforceing a Windows Password Using a Graphic Card
The best way yet easiest way of cracking passwords is bruetforcing. It might be easy but it’s no way fast! Password cracking used to be a time-consuming task, cracking a 9 character password was talking a long time to complete. You just could have wish for no special character (i.e. @$%$^&* etc.), maybe it ends sooner.
Vijay wrote an interesting article about using the power of GPUs in your Graphic Card to bruteforce password and crack it down!
Unfortunately, this method works on Windows although in Mac it’s easier to use GPU power with Grand Central. The method supports:
- Plain MD4, MD5, SHA1.
- Domain Cached Credentials
- Oracle 11g
- Invision Power Board
- and more …