Rapid password cracking using Pico FPGA-based hardware

By | July 18, 2012

Source: Help Net Security

In this article “ElcomSoft updated two password recovery tools, employing Pico FPGA-based hardware to greatly accelerate the recovery of passwords.

Users of Elcomsoft Phone Password Breaker and Elcomsoft Wireless Security Auditor can now recover Wi-Fi WPA/WPA2 passwords as well as passwords protecting Apple and Blackberry offline backups even faster than with the already supported clusters of high-end video accelerators produced by AMD and NVIDIA.”

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