I just encountered an article saying that, since today's GPUs are so powerful, there's no such thing as a secure password any more.
The death of the password is a bad thing, because smartphones
can get lost, broken, or bricked. Indeed, if people have to use
smartphones to log on to everything, they will be the new high-value
However, Linux can set an example of how to make passwords work.
Using a GPU to brute-force a password requires an attacker
to have gotten a copy of the password file from the target
machine - that's how an attacker can try zillions of passwords, instead
of being locked out after three failed attempts, each of which took
So if one changed how password files stored passwords...
Use a better hash function.
I just encountered an article saying that, since today's GPUs are so powerful, there's no such thing as a secure password any more.I depends on the length. Longer passwords are better. The process of
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