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brute force attack on linux encrypted volume

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by edscdk, 4 Nov 2015.

  1. Building Candy

    Wise Guy

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    Just thinking out loud here, could you clone the drive? make 5 clones then run different parts of the brute force at once on 5 pcs?
     
  2. Pawnless Endgame

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    Fixed :p
     
  3. KiNgPiN83

    Mobster

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    He'd probably need to as the drive might give up before his 10 year time frame expires.
     
  4. Closing

    Gangster

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    But then you've just divided your processing power by 5 also...
     
  5. OhEsEcks

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    Send the clone image to a distributed computing and mining forum section member and have them use their setups to attack it.
     
  6. Mynight

    Soldato

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    Well this is intriguing.
     
  7. Tephnos

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    What's in the ****ing box?!
     
  8. Tefal

    Capo Crimine

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    so come on op stop being coy whats worth the 20k _ ?
     
  9. swain90

    Hitman

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    How has he divided the processing power if you're using 5 different PC's?
     
  10. Tefal

    Capo Crimine

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    the basic idea that the person will not quintuple the costs?
     
  11. fatiain

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    I turn mine into fetching coasters and fridge magnets.
     
  12. Cosimo

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    Wouldn't it be funny if it was 'password' or OP's date of birth. :p
     
  13. OhEsEcks

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    One of the guys in an IRC channel I use disassembles all his old drives for the magnets. Even asks us if we have any old drives. One of the guys in the channel works in a data centre and said he could pick up a bunch of old destroyed drives for the magnets if he wanted. He drove an hour to the data centre to pick up a couple dozen drives for the magnets.

    He won't tell anyone what he's using the magnets for.
     
  14. tom_e

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    To build a super magnet of course.
     
  15. Mynight

    Soldato

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    those magnets are fun. Can cause many an injury :D.
     
  16. fatiain

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    Arc reactor core?
     
  17. KiNgPiN83

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    I hate people that talk about something/tell you about something but don't disclose the why..:mad: Its most annoying! :p

    //looks at OP
     
  18. CREATIVE!11

    Soldato

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    not sure how far quantum computers are away.

    But if it's that important don't throw it away and bide your time op :p
     
  19. xdcx

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    Just be quiet and laugh at my spectacular joke, please? :(
     
  20. skyripper

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    Why would you clone the drive? You wouldn't brute force the whole drive everytime, you'd brute force one section of the drive in memory.