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~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).

This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

#Hacking #Infosec

Le 6 février 1939, le jour où le Royaume-Uni a compris que son ennemi n’était pas la France | -

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Programming isn't really about programming computers.
It's about communicating precisely and unambiguously.
And looks like humans are pretty bad at it.

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I don't understand “data scientist”.
What “scientist” is not a “data” scientist?
If the focus is on extracting patterns and insight from large datasets, without expert knowledge about the particular domains, to assist decision-making, a #statistician might be what you need.
I'm happy to be educated by any #datascientist reading this, though.

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i changed my system locale from en_US to en_GB and now it's acting weird. please help
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How Cartographers for the U.S. Military Inadvertently Created a House of Horrors in South Africa -

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Il n'y aura pas de cadeaux cette année, la CNIL m'a interdit de conserver les lettres des enfants et m'a demandé de supprimer les bases de données, noms et adresses ...

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Microsoft Edge engineer describes how Google sabotaged Edge browser performance via constant code changes to its services.

Also remember a while back a scandal about YouTube breaking in Firefox via similar tactics. That monopoly charge can't come faster.

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Ne dites pas : "Je vais me laver les mains."

Dites : "J'entreprends une refonte de mon écosystème digital."

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Parents, voici un excellent conseil pour l'élevage de vos enfants à l'heure du digital :

My new requirement is that if my kid wants to download a new app, she has to write a one page report on the founders, company story, and business model so that she understands how the app benefits from her use.

This is what happens when your mom works in tech.

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What is the most profitable business in the world? You might think oil, or maybe banking. You would be wrong. The answer is academic publishing. Its profit margins are vast, reportedly in the region of 40 per cent.

Publicly funded researchers do the work, write it up and judge its merits. And yet the resulting intellectual property ends up in the hands of the publishers. They then sell it via exorbitant subscriptions and paywalls, often paid for by taxpayers too.

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Early unit of computing power: one "kilogirl" was equivalent to a thousand hours of manual computing labor

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« Informatique et présentation de soi : la ligne de commande, une esthétique de l'efficacité ? »

J'aime bien cet article de recherche 🤔

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