Archive for December, 2012

Shadowrun Success

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Witnesses told police she had been following the man closely and mumbling to herself. She got up from a nearby bench and shoved him as the train pulled into the platform 1. Good disguise as crazy street person: Check 2. Follow suspect mumbling so as to cause him to ignore you: Check 3. Time ambush […]

Passwords Are Obsolete

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

In a test, the researcher’s system was able to generate 348 billion NTLM password hash checks per second. That sounds a lot like Shadowrun level matrix security. How many passes does it take to get an administrator password now?