Password Cracking on Graphics Processing Unit Based Systems

Kini, Gopalakrishna N and Palepaddy, Ranjana and Naik, Akshata K (2015) Password Cracking on Graphics Processing Unit Based Systems. In: 17th International Conference on Computer Engineering and Information Technology, 13/12/2015, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

Password authentication is one of the widely used methods to achieve authentication for legal users of computers and defense against attackers. There are many different ways to authenticate users of a system and there are many password cracking methods also developed. This paper proposes how best password cracking can be performed on a CPU-GPGPU based system. The main objective of this work is to project how quickly a password can be cracked with some knowledge about the computer security and password cracking if sufficient security is not incorporated to the system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: GPGPU, password cracking, secret key, user authentication.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Computer Science and Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2016 16:06
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2016 16:06
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/145162

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