Beyond brute force.
May 28, 2013 9:41 AM Subscribe
Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331”
Hackers get %90 of an MD5 password database using multiple analysis techniques including Markov chains, mask, combinator and hybrid attacks. These attacks combine dictionaries of previously-recovered passwords and passphrases with brute force and statistical analysis to expand the power of password cracking.