Monday, August 22, 2011

Cryptohaze GPU Rainbow Cracker - test 1

Well, not exactly my very first test, but my first blog post about Bitweasil's sweet little piece of software, which can be found at his site First of all: it seems *FAST*. Second: MUCH needs to be done, which is the reason for this short little blog post. I'll start out with just a single request: HEX display of all found passwords, in addition to the standard display on screen. Here's what I did:

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

New comments for older posts

Quick note to say that Erik Brännström has added an interesting comment to the "Never Trust Password Meters" blog post, while "Anonymous" (No, not those guys, but a PhD in Vein biometrics) has added comments to the "About Biometrics.." post. Both worth reading.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

xkcd 936 - the discussion continues

WOW. That was my immediate thought (We use wow in Norwegian as well) when I saw xkcd 936. WOW. That is pretty close to exactly what I've been trying to tell people for the last 10+ years, while  researching passwords. Hat off, kudos and whatnot to Randall Munroe for this one! Now for some of the discussions in the wake of 936....

Friday, August 12, 2011

Webmercs Password Security

Vacation is over, time to take a look at the password security of another online webshop software solution. This time named Webmercs, from a Norwegian company named Data Design. I got triggered to do this blog post after visiting, where I am a registered customer. Lets take a look at Webmercs...