Quoting Alison Pechenick <[log in to unmask]>:
> Yuh think?
> Happy Thanksgiving!
> Frank Swasey wrote:
> > Computers are fast enough these days that six characters is just not
> > enough to prevent cracking anymore.
One can crack a 6-character MD4 hash using a single 2.8GHz Pentium 4 in about
two hours (assuming the password uses only the 36 alphanumeric symbols). The
method uses Intel SIMD streaming instructions. I actually did this recently and