Amazon cloud + 20 minutes = WPA cracked

According to thelocal.de a German hacker says he cracked the wireless LAN password of his neighbor in 20 minutes – using the cloud computing power available on Amazon in a demonstration which he says should sensitize people and businesses to security issues.

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  1. Talk about a non-story.

    He didn’t break “WAP.” He used a dictionary attack.
    Anyone who can rub two brain cells together should already be using a long random alphanumeric string.

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