Linguistic Passphrase Cracking

  • Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 9:10 AM – 10:00 AM | West | Room: 3005

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With the constant increase of availability of processing power comes the need for longer passwords and hence the need for usage of passphrases in order to remember them. But are passphrases really safe? This session will explain how to crack passphrases up to 20 characters long, where normal password attacks most often fail, in a reasonable timespan using a normal gaming PC and a Markov process.


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